Oxford Brookes University
Community Nursing in the Home or District Nursing
This course is aimed at community nurses wishing to prepare for (or consolidate) a leadership role.
Applicants for the PGDip in Community Nursing in the Home / District Nursing course will normally be health care professionals with a minimum of 1 year�s professional (ie post-qualification) practice. This course is at level 7 (Master�s Degree) therefore evidence is required of recent study at level 6 (degree level). Applicants must be registered on the relevant nursing part of the NMC register and demonstrate evidence of Advanced Level study on entry; have the support of your manager or sponsorship from a Primary Care or Hospital Trust; have access to a community practice teacher; have a source of funding to enable them to meet the course fees. Additionally entry on the course will be subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance; evidence of being currently on the NMC register will also be required. Successful entry to this course is subject to satisfactory references.
Leadership in health and social care; community specialist practice 1 (dn); community specialist practice 2 (dn); community practitioner nurse prescribing (v100). Optional modules include: work-based learning (with a district nursing - dn - focus); operational management in health and social care; advanced communication and supportive relationships; advanced symptom management.
Assessment is based on a developmental process of acquiring, modifying and refining skills and knowledge during each module. A variety of assessments is used, including written assignments, a practice portfolio and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Headington Campus||Oxford||OX3 0BP||South East|