Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

This part-time course will support you in developing advanced practice competencies, across the four pillars of Advanced Practice and in line with nationally recognised advanced level nursing criteria. You'll gain knowledge and skills that will help you develop in an advanced nurse practitioner role, professionally and academically at Master's level. It will extend your analytical and reflective skills, and allow you to integrate new and existing clinical skills within your practice setting to provide high-quality healthcare as an autonomous practitioner in a multi-disciplinary healthcare team.

Entry requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon this course are a possession of a degree, diploma, or equivalent; a minimum of three years' experience working as a qualified nurse and you must be currently working in practice for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally IELTS (academic) 6.0 or above with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core units: Professional Issues for Advanced Practice, Advanced History Taking & Physical Assessment, Advanced Health Assessment & Decision-making, Independent & Supplementary Prescribing, Principles of Disease Processes & Management of Therapeutic Interventions, Advanced Practice Portfolio

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,275 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,275 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,275 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,275 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,275 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

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