University of Bolton
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)
The programme is designed to prepare practitioners for the role of health visitor through meeting the professional standards laid down by the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) for registration on part 3 of the professional register; students also undertake care and programme management within the context of organisational settings and policy/legal frameworks and provide leadership within appropriate team situations; in addition students examine factors that promote and inhibit effective collaborative working and taught nurse prescribing within the parameters of current legislation; nurse prescribing is optional for those students undertaking the general practice nursing programmes.
Evidence of recent professional and academic development; applicants must have an active entry on part 1 or part 2 of the NMC's professional register; have 1 year's post-registration experience of professional practice; require accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) of at least a Lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2) in a relevant subject; and comply with occupational health screening procedures and Criminal Records Bureau screening to the satisfaction of the health care organisation providing the practice placement (normally a primary care trust); academic credits (APL) should normally be for recent studies in the areas of nursing and health studies, or the behavioural or social sciences; if English is not the 1st language: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
The course has a practice element and applicants will need sponsorship from a participating primary care trust.
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|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Bolton||Bolton||BL3 5AB||North West|