Developing Professional Practice for District Nursing 1 (20 credits L7) Developing Professional Practice for District Nursing 2 (20 credits L7) Advanced assessment skills for clinical practice (20 credits L7) Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) (60 credits L7)
PgDip Nursing (V100)
Developing Professional Practice for District Nursing 1 (20 credits L7) Developing Professional Practice for District Nursing 2 (20 credits L7) Advanced assessment skills for clinical practice (20 credits L7) Prescribing from the community practitioners formulary (V100) (10 credits level 6) Prescribing in practice (V100) (10 credits L6) Plus two optional modules that meet personal and professional requirements from the cppd portfolio to equate to 40 credits.
Teaching and learning
Teaching and learning strategies will include lectures, group work, seminars, blended learning, tutorials, discussion groups and clinical skills as well as a variety of assessments.
The School of Health and Social Care has links with a large number of world-renowned health and social care providers who have contributed to the development of this programme and support students throughout the programme.
This programme is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council .
District Nurses are key co-ordinators of care and as such best placed to support patients and their carers to develop strategies to manage their care needs whilst being alert to signs of deterioration or needing more support.
A number of key policy initiatives have informed the development of the curriculum to address the fitness for purpose of a modern district nurse working in primary care.
Roles and requirements are constantly evolving and the course produces practitioners that are not only clinically competent at a specialist level but are also visionary, innovative, able to problem solve, lead and manage both staff and resources.
Achieving one of the awards offer will enable participants opportunities to develop in their own role and seek promotional opportunities.