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Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing) PGDip


Leeds Beckett University School of Health & Community Studies

Full time & Part time September PgDip 52 Weeks/24 months

About the course

Applications for September 2019 are now open through NHS jobs at this linkApplications will close on 27th February 2019 and interviews are scheduled for week commencing 29th April 2019.

If you are a qualified adult nurse, this course 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).

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

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have NMC first level registration (previously known as UKCC 1, 2, 7 or 12), at least a second class honours degree in 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 to apply for recognition of prior learning.

Applicants will also need to secure a suitable practice placement in order to undertake the course.

Students will be recruited on the basis that their values align with those of the NHS Constitution, as well as having the right skills and aptitude.


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