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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

Swansea University

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This Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) programme from Swansea University aims to develop Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioners to work autonomously in a range of public health community settings.

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Overview

Specialist Community Public Health Nurses play a crucial role in ensuring that children have the best start in life. They work in partnership with individuals and families and work together with a range of different health professionals including nursery nurses, social workers, GPs and education.

The Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) programme from Swansea University will prepare you for work in complex and varied settings including homes, schools and the wider community. You will become a knowledgeable practitioner with excellent managerial and interpersonal capabilities.

Career opportunities

On successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma, you will gain the recordable qualification of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Health Visitor. There will be an option to progress to part 2 of the programme in order to complete the dissertation module and to graduate with an MSc in SCPHN practice. Additional funding will be required in order to complete the final 60 credit dissertation module to gain the full Master’s degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Facilitating the Health and Well-Being of Individuals & Families (HV)
  • Professional Development of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) Practice
  • Promoting the Public Health of Populations
  • Research and Development in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) Practice
  • Safeguarding in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) Practice
  • Nurse Prescribing for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply you will need to be:

  • First level nurse / midwife registered with NMC
  • Successful completion of Honours degree in UK
  • Enhanced current DBS disclosure
  • Appropriate Health Board host organisation and the availability of a suitable practice placement that has a current educational audit and the support of a Practice Teacher that meets the NMC requirements.
  • Negotiated secondment

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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