Glyndwr University School of Business

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

Glyndwr University School of Business
In Wrexham

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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Wrexham (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Wrexham (Wales)
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

Why choose this course? A health visitor or school nurse is a qualified nurse or midwife with post-registration experience who has undertaken further education and training to become qualified in child health, health promotion, public health and education   Health visiting and school nursing plays a key role in the evolving public health environment and this is an excellent opportunity for those with the motivation to develop a career in this field.   The programme is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and successful completion leads to registration on part 3 of the NMC register.   The programme comprises 50% theory and 50% SCPHN health visiting/school nurse practice with a supervising Practice Teacher and/or mentor. 

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Where and when

Location

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Wrexham
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Mold Road, LL11 2AW

Starts

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What you'll learn on the course

IT
Public
Public Health
School
Nurse training
Nurse
Health nursing
Nursing Health
School Nurse
Midwifery

Course programme

  • The programme has been developed to reflect current and future health care needs.
  • Meets the needs of professional regulation and your needs for academic, practice and personal growth.
  • On successful completion of the programme admission on to the Third Part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses.
  • The programme is 52 weeks in length (45 programmed weeks) comprising 22.5 weeks of theoretical based learning and 22.5 weeks of learning in the practice setting, in place.

Year 1

Modules

  • Family approaches to health for health visitors and school nurses (with integrated nurse prescribing): The aim of this module is to equip students of specialist community public health nursing with the knowledge and skills to assess families and plan strategies to improve their health and wellbeing.
  • Individual approaches to health for health visitors and school nurses (including consolidated practice period): The aim of this module is to equip students of specialist community public health nursing in the field of health visiting or school nursing with the knowledge and skills to assess individuals and plan strategies to improve their health and wellbeing.
  • Population approaches to health for health visitors and school nurses: The aim of this module is to enable students to develop a population approach to health in the study and practice of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing for health visitors and school nurses.
  • Leadership in health care practice: The module aims to enable the student to synthesise and critically evaluate empowering leadership and management theory within their practice and field of healthcare
  • Research Methods in Health and Social Care or Process of Enquiry: The module aims to (1) develop the student’s knowledge of the research process and enhance their ability to judge the evidence on which practice is based; (2) encourage the further development of critical thinking and reflexivity in health/social care practices; and 3) enable the student to plan a small scale piece of research

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.


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