University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting or School Nursing or Sexual Health Advisor)

This course prepares registered nurses and midwives to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional standards for specialist community public health nurses (health visiting or school nursing) and is suitable for those who wish to develop a career in public health nursing; the course content covers the 4 principles of public health practice and students are involved in: the search for health needs; the stimulation of awareness of health needs; the influence on policies affecting health; the facilitation of health enhancing activities; the course comprises 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practice.

Entry requirements

An effective current registration on either part 1 or 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register; 1 years post registration practice experience; or equivalent; 360 credits of which 120 must be at level 3 in a relevant nursing practice or social sciences related subject. You are required to have enhanced clearing from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will be organised through your employing organisation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary and include: Examinations, essays, presentations and business reports in addition to practice assessment by a named practice teacher.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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