Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting)
This course will prepare practitioners to work in defined areas of community public health practice. You'll demonstrate achievement of the 'Standards of Proficiency' required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC 2004) for Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor. During the course you will be exposed to the breadth and depth of public health working and demonstrate your ability to participate safely in the practice of Health Visiting. You will be prepared to lead and manage the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009) provision in collaboration with other health and early year providers. The course is equally divided between theory and practice based study, with attendance required at BU. 50% of the programme is practice based where your learning will be supported by a Practice Teacher within your seconding NHS Trust.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. Part One or Part Two registration on the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) register; Secondment from your employing DHUFT. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.
Core units: Professional Role (Health Visiting); Context and Scope of Public Health; Exploring & Evaluating evidence; Public Health Leadership & Management (health visiting); Health Promotion & Partnership Working.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lansdowne Campus||BH1 3JJ||South West|
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