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Specialist Practitioner: Community Children's Nursing PgDip


Liverpool John Moores University Faculty of Education, Health and Community

Full time & Part time September PgDip 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

Study for LJMU's Registered Specialist Community Practitioner Children’s Nursing course and have your NMC professional competencies assessed in practice.

  • Study for a recorded qualification in Community Children’s Nursing. 
  • Learn from expert nurses and specialists on this contemporary programme.
  • Benefit from a curriculum praised for its enhanced practice perspective and ‘outstanding’ fitness for practice from the NMC
  • Have your professional competencies, as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), assessed in theory and practice 
  • Experience 17.5 or 22 weeks (dependent on the length of your programme) of practical placements
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers

Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a recordable qualification, this programme meets

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Entry Requirements

You will need: current level one registration on the NMC professional register (part one or part two); a minimum of a year’s post-registration experience; 120 credits at Level 5 (to study at Level 6) or 120 credits at Level 6 (to study at post graduate level) in nursing; employment within a Community Children’s Nursing team or Hospital at Home Service for children and be seconded by your current employer.

Additional information:
RPL is accepted on this programme

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