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  Community Specialist Practice: District Nursing (MSc)


University of Derby    College of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, up to 3 years part time
Nursing & Health (27)

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Are you an experienced NMC Registered Nurse looking to expand your knowledge and skills in the role of a Community Specialist Practitioner? Look no further than our MSc programme in Community Specialist Practice: District Nursing. This programme is designed to enhance your clinical practice, management abilities, and patient outcomes. With modules focused on public health, research methodologies, and leadership, you will graduate with a greater understanding of your professional role. You will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through placements. Entry requirements include being registered on part one of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register and having a first degree at 1:1 or 2:1. Boost your career and become an independent prescriber with this recordable qualification in District Nursing or General Practice Nursing.

About the course

This course will enable you, as an experienced NMC Registered Nurse, to expand your knowledge, skills and proficiency in your role as a Community Specialist Practitioner, and to progress to independent scholarship.

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If you are an NMC Registered Nurse, this will enable you to:

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Entry Requirements

You should:

Be registered on part one of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register
Have gained a student District Nurse or General Practice Nursing position from a seconding/sponsoring organisation
Have a first degree at 1:1 or 2:1 having 120 credits at degree level or equivalent academic credits or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Have at least one year of post-registration experience due to the requirements for the V100 prescribing and three years if taking the V300 Non-medical prescribing qualification (NMC 2006)


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