Nursing is changing with recent shifts to graduate level entry and increasing focus on public health, prevention of ill health and community care. These changes mean more specialist nursing practitioners are required that are competent and confident in clinical, research and leadership knowledge and skills outside hospital contexts. The programme offers qualified, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registered nurses and midwives an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and broaden their skills base in ways that can improve health within communities. City offers 3 specialist community practitioner routes within the BSc course, these are: School nursing; health visiting; district nursing. These routes lead to an academic and professional (specialist practitioner) award.
Modules include: Philosophy and politics of primary healthcare; innovations in healthcare: leadership and management perspectives; public health and society; research methods 1; practice'based module, including nurse prescriber course v100; clinical assessment in primary care. Students will also take option modules depending on their chosen pathway.
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- Registered Nurse