Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Specialist Practitioner: Community Children's Nursing

Study for LJMU's Registered Specialist Community Practitioner Children's Nursing course and have your NMC professional competencies assessed in practice. - Study for a recorded qualification in Community Children's Nursing. - Learn from expert nurses and specialists on this contemporary programme. - Benefit from a curriculum praised for its enhanced practice perspective and 'outstanding' fitness for practice from the NMC - Have your professional competencies, as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), assessed in theory and practice - Experience 17.5 or 22 weeks (dependent on the length of your programme) of practical placements - This course will only run subject to minimum numbers Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a recordable qualification, this programme meets the aims of all four groups of children within the NHS at Home (DH2011) document. The course covers the treatment of children with: acute and short term conditions; long-term conditions; disabilities and complex conditions, including those requiring continuing health care and neonates and life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including those requiring end of life care.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: You will need: current level one registration on the NMC professional register (part one or part two) a minimum of a year's post-registration experience 120 credits at Level 5 (to study at Level 6) or 120 credits at Level 6 (to study at post graduate level) in nursing employment within a Community Children's Nursing team or Hospital at Home Service for children and be seconded by your current employer Additional information: RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact health@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Advancing Leadership through Action Learning (20 credits) Research for Specialist Practice (20 credits) Delivering Contemporary Community Children's Nursing: Part 1 with V100 Nurse Prescribing (20 credits) Contemporary Issues in Community Children's Nursing: Part 2 (20 credits) Paediatric Clinical Examination and Minor Illness (20 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. To gain the credits required for each module you must be able to demonstrate that you have achieved all of the learning outcomes for that module and completed the Practice Evidence Tool. Formal grading, which counts towards your final module results, involves essays, seminar presentations, reflective diaries, reports and essays, exams and clinical skill observations. You will also receive feedback on your progress throughout the course. Theory assessments are awarded pass, refer or fail and practice assessments are classed as competent or not competent in each specific area.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Health)
Telephone number: 
01512315829