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About

This Community Health Studies Specialist Practice Award in District Nursing programme from Swansea University is ideal for registered community nurses to develop the unique skills and knowledge needed to lead and manage a District Nursing team to deliver excellent nursing care to the local community.  

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Overview

You will study advanced clinical governance and develop your knowledge of the history and role of blood transfusion in a range of healthcare settings.

Throughout your studies, you will refine skills, knowledge and understanding of community nursing and its practice by sharing good practice and innovation which will add to your developing body of professional and personal knowledge.

The Community Health Studies Specialist Practice Award in District Nursing programme from Swansea University  is delivered through three shared modules and two specialist practice modules from your chosen pathway. All modules consist of 50% theory and 50% practice.

Career

The Specialist Practitioner – District Nurse with integrated V100 Nurse Prescribing, is an approved specialist qualification that is recorded against your nurse registration with the NMC. As a result you will be able to apply for a District Nurse caseload holder post.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Practice
  • Enhancing Skills in District Nursing Practice
  • Developing District Nursing Practice
  • Nurse Prescribing for Community Nurse Practitioners 
  • Consolidation of District Nursing Practice
  • Research and Development in Community Nursing Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for this course you must be a registered nurse with usually one year’s professional practice.  You must already be working within the community setting.
  • You will need to have 120 credits at Diploma level (level 5).  If you already hold a first degree and aim to seek the Specialist Practitioner qualification, then you will follow the same route and level as the BSc (Hons) and will be awarded a Graduate Diploma.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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