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City, University of London: Public Health (District Nursing, Health Visiting or School Nursing)
|Institution||City, University of London View institution profile|
|Department||Division of Nursing View department profile|
|Telephone||020 7040 8112|
Practitioners, on all pathways, are equipped to lead, plan and evaluate care at individual, community and population level.
This course is suitable for qualified nurses or midwives with a commitment to prevention and health promotion and evidence-based practice in a community setting.
Applicants will want to develop their practice in the sphere of district nursing, health visiting or school nursing, as well as gain an academic qualification of BSc (Hons) Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Diploma the last of which can lead to an MSc.
The programme offers registered nurses and midwives an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and broaden their skills to improve health within communities. City offers the three specialist community practitioner routes in District Nursing, Health Visiting and School Nursing.
The course aims to support you to:
Acquire a deep and systematic understanding of the professional and technical skills and knowledge of public health policy, practice, care delivery and service development
Develop knowledge, skills and professional competencies
Critically analyse social and cultural perspectives of public health, health and disease and the influence they have on judgements and decisions for practice, practice development and service delivery
Promote multi-agency and multi-disciplinary working in relation to public health practice
Critically analyse, synthesise and apply Specialist Public Health Nursing or Primary Care Nursing knowledge, policy and practice to work in different settings
Develop skills and knowledge to practise autonomously and organise and appraise practice and learning
Achieve the competency to prescribe from the community practitioner formulary for nurse prescribers.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
District Nursing applicants require active registration on Part 1 of the NMC register as an Adult Nurse, and need to have had two years’ experience in a community setting.
Applicants for Health Visiting programmes should also have active registration on Part one or Part two of the NMC Register.
School Nursing applicants should have active registration on part one of the NMC Register.
If health visitor or school nurse applicants are newly qualified evidence of this registration must be provided within two months of commencing the programme.
You are required to present evidence of study in the past five years at HE level six or above.
Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
City, University of London
School Health Sciences
Welcome to the School of Health Sciences, City, University of London - a leading provider of healthcare education and applied healthcare research, offering outstanding teaching and clinical facilities in the heart of London.
Postgraduate students learn with academic staff who are clinical practitioners and engaged in interdisciplinary research across the fields of nursing, midwifery, long-term care, health policy, management and research, optometry, public health, radiography and language and communication science. This work is transforming the provision of healthcare services in the UK and internationally.
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