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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) PGDip

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) PGDip

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Visiting Health Promotion Environmental Health (General) Community Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course aims to develop you as a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioner, fit for practice in a designated field of primary care. You will be equipped with the skills to evaluate, enhance and develop your public health practice and create and develop leadership skills within the context of Public Health Nursing Practice.

You will be taught how to adopt reflective practice and lifelong learning that allows you to develop your intellectual skills and promote personal and professional development. You will learn about Codes of Professional Conduct to protect human rights and equality in the delivery of 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 develop, analyse 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 / Health Visitor.

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

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

7NH042 Critical perspectives of leadership, management and innovation in specialist practice (20 Credits) - Core
7NH044 Specialist Community Public Health Nursing -School Nursing and Health Visiting including V100 (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 will be require the specialist practice qualification, they must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register and ideally have a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience. Students must already have a health related degree and have access to a practice placement in the community in their chosen pathway.

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