The course consists 120 level 6 credits - one compulsory module ‘Fundamentals in General Practice 2’ (20 credits) plus 100 credits of option modules. A variety of 10, 20 and 40 credit option modules are available. The course is aimed at registered nurses who wish to further their knowledge within the context of general practice. Students will have opportunity to undertake a variety of modules according to need and/or interest. This is a unique and flexible approach to learning, as the student can chose from catalogue of modules focussing on practice nursing skills such as long term conditions, acute management of patients, treatment room skills, leadership skills and non-medical prescribing.
The rationale for this course is based around the national agenda identified in The Five Year Forward (NHS England, 2014) and the implementation of the General Practice Nursing Standards (Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) & the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), 2015). Furthermore, a key benefit of the programme is that they will align to District Nursing and General Practice Nursing: Education and Career Framework (Health Education England, 2015).
This programme utilises the RCGP & RCN (2015) ‘General Practice Nursing Competencies’ framework which allow the nurse to address the wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviours required of a fully proficient general practice nurse.
Part time: 2 to 3 years
Mixed Mode, Part-time
Preston (Campus code: U)
September and January
This course consists of the core module ‘Fundamentals in General Practice 2’ plus 100 credits of option modules chosen from the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing portfolio.
The list below offers a taster of some of the modules available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for full list of option modules.
CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
PERSONAL & PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT
LONG TERM CONDITIONS
More information about programme specifications and module information is available in the course handbook.
Part-time: £880 per module (UK/EU)
Fees for international students
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This course is based in the School of Community Health and Midwifery
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