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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) PGDip

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

School Nursing Health Promotion Community Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course aims to develop you as safe, competent and professional a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioner, fit for practice in the designated field of school nursing. On successful completion of the course, you will be able to register on the third part of the Nursing and Midwifery register as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse School Nursing.

The course will also:-

  • equip you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to evaluate, enhance and develop your public health practice
  • develop and enhance your leadership and management skills within the context of public health nursing practice to support others and to benefit the health of children, families and communities.
  • enable you to adopt critical reflective practice and lifelong learning that fosters a spirit of scientific enquiry and research promoting personal and professional development.
  • equip you with cognitive skills and knowledge to lead, innovate, advocate change and contribute to an evidence base of practice in order to benefit the health of children, young people, families and communities.
  • support you to work with codes and standards of professional practice to protect human rights, promote equality and manage risk to deliver safe effective health care.

What skills will you gain?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Have an understanding of the principles of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing, including the development and maintenance of the health of communities and individuals.
  • Use theories of research and evidence based information to identify trends in Health Policy and the implications for health care and health care services.
  • Help to promote health and wellbeing, influence policies and develop smooth effective health care services through partnerships and collaborative working.
  • Be able to analyse, synthesise, evaluate and present information, constructing rational and logical arguments to support
  • Practice competently and evaluate personal and professional performance as well as being able to organise and lead others

Career path

You will by the end of the course be able to apply to the third part of the NMC register to practice as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse / School Nurse.

Further career opportunities are available in specialist clinical roles; Education and Management.

Students will also achieve PgCert and University Statement of Credit University Statement of Credit awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

7NH044 Specialist Community Public Health Nursing -School Nursing and Health Visiting including V100 (20 Credits) - Core
7NH042 Critical perspectives of leadership, management and innovation in specialist practice (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must be a Level 1 Registered Nurse or Midwife on either Part 1 or Part 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register. They must be seconded or sponsored by a Primary Care Trust or equivalent employer. The minimum academic entry requirement is a first degree. Students will be required to undertake a CRB check and occupational health clearance which is arranged by the sponsoring or seconding organization.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more