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Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
5950 GBP/year
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About

If you are a qualified adult nurse, this Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing course from Leeds Beckett University will enable you to specialise as a district nurse and register as a specialist practitioner in district nursing and community practitioner nurse prescribing with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).

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Overview

Your studies will prepare you to use your discretion and judgement to make high-level clinical decisions in the management and provision of quality care.

You will learn how to apply your theoretical grounding and practical experience in line with the NMC's core standards for safe and effective specialist practice, including clinical practice, care and programme management, clinical practice leadership and clinical practice development. Your clinical placements will develop your practice as an effective district nurse, and they will also enable you to build a network of contacts that will enhance your career options.

Career

Upon graduation of this  Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing course from  Leeds Beckett University , you will be able to record your qualification with the NMC as a specialist practitioner, district nurse. You will also be qualified to work in specialist community nursing roles, such as palliative care nursing. After graduating, you could also work towards our MSc Health & Community Care by completing a dissertation.

  • District Nurse
  • Community Nurse

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Getting it right for adults with complex care needs
  • Professional Development in Practice
  • Building Community Capacity and Public Health
  • Understanding Social Research and Evaluation
  • Leadership, Management and Enterprise
  • Therapeutic Relationships for Heath Care Practitioners

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have NMC first level registration (previously known as UKCC parts 1, 2, 7 or 12), at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subject of Health and be able to evidence recent professional development. 
  • Applicants who do not meet this academic requirement are advised to undertake the Professional Profile Development module in order to apply for recognition of prior (experiential) learning. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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