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Specialist Practitioner Qualification (District Nursing) PGDip


Buckinghamshire New University Postgraduate Programmes

Part time September PgDip Part-time: 2 years

About the course

District nurses perform essential work, caring for housebound patients in their own homes and keeping them out of hospital for longer.

Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), this postgraduate diploma gives you the advanced grounding to specialise in this ever-changing and vitally-important area of nursing.

You can also top up to a full master’s , either straight away or later.

Gain specialist skills and knowledge

District nursing is rewarding and challenging work that requires different skills and knowledge to those needed in a hospital. Studying at specialist practitioner level will hone your critical thinking and leadership capabilities, so that you become highly skilled at caring for patients in their own homes, and leading large teams of nurses in this area of

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Entry Requirements

You need to be registered as a level 1 nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC register.

You also need to be working in UK clinical practice, so this course is just available to UK students.


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