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PGDip - Specialist Community Public Health Nursing: School Nursing


Leeds Beckett University School of Health & Community Studies

Full time See Course PGDip 52 Weeks full-time

About the course

Train to be a community public health nurse with a specialism in school nursing.

With a strong theoretical grounding coupled with the practical experience developed on your placements, you will have the necessary expertise to meet the Nursing & Midwifery Council's high standards of care as a specialist nurse. There will be the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviours and promotion in the public health arena, and you will also consider how to effectively meet the wellbeing needs of individuals, groups and wider communities. By exploring leadership and management in clinical practice, you will examine the challenges of delivering health and social care services in the current climate especially in relation to professional school nursing.

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Entry 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.

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

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