Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)
Applicants should have: a degree of 2.2 or above; or evidence of successful study at postgraduate level; an NMC-valid registration as either a registered nurse or midwife; successful interview and subject to: support of an employing organisation who will give an undertaking to enable access to/or facilitate access to the appropriate learning opportunities; a nominated practice teacher who will contribute to the teaching and assessment process; a satisfactory work-based risk assessment; current satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check This will be carried out by the employing organisation.
Core modules: advancing community practitioner prescribing; advancing health visiting practice; advancing leadership in the context of specialist practice; advancing public health; contemporary issues in public health; designing research projects; evaluating practice; evidence-based practice; specialist community public health nursing practice.
Assessments include examinations, a defended poster, essays, case study analysis, research proposal, skill simulations and a service evaluation project. Practice is assessed via the practice progress file through the mechanism of the tripartite meetings which include the student, practice teacher and academic mentor.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Teesside University||Middlesbrough||TS1 3BA||North East|