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) with integrated V100 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.
Throughout the course your learning will be supported through 50% theory which is taught at university and 50% practical work placements. You will cover a wide range of subject areas including public health, health promotion, using evidence and research, safeguarding and leadership and management.
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.
- Facilitating the Health and Well-Being of Individuals & Families
- Professional Development of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing 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
- Consolidating SCPHN Practice
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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
Living costs for Swansea
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.