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The University of Wolverhampton

BSc (Hons)Specialist Community Nursing (District Nursing) (Top-up)

Why choose this course?

This course aims to prepare you to become a competent Specialist Community Nurse, fit for practice in caring for patients in their own home in the Community setting. The aim of the course is to provide educational theory to enable you to develop higher levels of decision making, develop a range of skills, including reflective practice and leadership, which will enable you to evaluate and enhance your practice in your clinical area.

What happens on the course?

You are normally seconded by your employer to study for this pathway

You will focus on educational issues that are related to primary healthcare. The course involves 50% theoretical input and 50% clinical practice and your practical study takes place in a community setting.

Core modules will involve exploring issues in public health, physical assessment and case management of patients in primary care.

The broad areas under which the programme is developed are those of:

Clinical practice

Care and programme management

Clinical practice development

Clinical practice leadership

There are a variety of learning and teaching strategies which are adopted during the course as well as a variety of assessment methods which are all designed to assess knowledge which will underpin professional practice.

Why Wolverhampton?

The core modules and the specialist modules are designed specifically for the development of practice, as well as facilitating generalist, specialist and multi-agency approaches. As roles within Primary Care over recent years have become altered and diverse the course has been developed to reflect the needs of this changing community. The focus of the programme is on enabling the monitoring and improvement of standards of healthcare through the supervision of practice, clinical audit, development of practice through research, teaching and the support of professional colleagues, through the provision of skilled professional leadership. This programme supports professional progress by developing professional awareness and decision-making.

What our students think

Career path

Applicants who access this programme are actively seeking advancement in their career (or a change of career). This programme enables the student to meet the professional requirements for practice.

The majority of nurses who work in primary healthcare follow a structured pattern of career development – following initial registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the sequence is Primary Practice followed by Specialist Practice culminating with Higher Level Practice.

What skills will you gain?

On completion of this course you will:

  • Develop your subject knowledge and understanding of the principles of primary care as well as the development of maintenance of health of individuals and communities.
  • Understand the theories of research and evidence based practices that contribute to health care and identify trends in health policy and their effects on primary care.
  • Exercise high levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in areas of Clinical Practice, care and management, Clinical Practice Development and Leadership.
  • Apply a range of skills including communication, organisational, analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills and be able to approach situations with an open mind.
  • Draw on a wide range of evidence to support decisions and critically analyse them and be able to justify your actions and beliefs. Practice competently and evaluate personal and professional performance as well as being able to lead others and work to deadlines in an efficient manner.

Who accredits this course?

On successful completion of the course you will be able to register your qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Entry requirements

  • If you require the specialist practice qualification, you must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register and ideally have a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience
  • You must have 120 diploma credits and have access to a practice placement in the community in your chosen pathway
  • Applicants should apply direct to the University

Course fees and finance

2018/9 fees for this course have not yet been agreed.

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in . If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Contact us

Telephone

01902 32 22 22

Email

enquiries@wlv.ac.uk

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