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Our 40-week, full-time course gives you the opportunity to gain a specialist practitioner qualification in District Nursing (CSPDN).
It’s designed for nurses registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and with active registration on specific parts of the register for the pathway you’d like to study, either District Nursing or General Practice Nursing.
When you’re at university you will study some units as a whole group, with core topics including leadership theory and the influence of local government on the health of individuals, communities and populations.
On this course, you will spend half of your time on placements, and so you’ll need to have a supported practice placement (most of our students are sponsored or seconded from an NHS
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Applicants for PgDip will normally have a first degree in a relevant subject, with a minimum of a 2:2 classification and demonstrate the ability to study independently at level 7.
Additionally, all applicants will have completed a period of experience of sufficient length to have consolidated preregistration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice. You must be supported in practice for the duration of the course by an appropriately qualified Sign-off Mentor or Practice Teacher. You must also meet the NMC specific entry requirements for the Specialist Practitioner Qualification.
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