The aim of the Specialist Community Nursing (District Nursing) (Top-up) (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton 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.
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.
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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.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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
Living costs for Wolverhampton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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