Nursing in the Home/District Nursing
A degree of 2.2 or above; students with a degree below 2.2 would normally be expected to have demonstrated the ability to have successfully studied at Master's level; have an NMC-valid registration as a registered adult nurse; successful interview and subject to support of an employing organisation who will be responsible for the following essential elements: access to the appropriate learning opportunities, and normally, supernumerary status throughout the programme; a nominated sign-off mentor or practice teacher; a satisfactory work-based risk assessment; current satisfactory enhanced Data Barring Service (DBS) check. There are AP(E)L regulations which can be applied if relevant qualifications (e.g. prescribing) have already been achieved.
Core modules: advancing a culture of patient safety in teams; advancing community practitioner prescribing; advancing district nursing practice through a policy context; advancing leadership in the context of specialist practice; designing research projects; evidence-based practice; principles and practice of advanced management of long-term health conditions; specialist nursing in the home/district nursing practice. Modules offered may vary.
There are a variety of assessment methods used to facilitate the students diversity of learning styles. These include written assignments, exams, simulations and assessment of practice competencies.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|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|