At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.
6 x 3 hour sessions (10 credits at Level 6)
No Partner College
Students must have a current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body, such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Throughout this course you will be working with vulnerable groups of individuals including children. In order to ensure that the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing offers places on their programmes to the most suitable candidates you will all be required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB). The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing will be able to guide you through this process once you have been successfully offered a conditional place at the University. It is important to note that any unsatisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance may result in the offer of your place being withdrawn even if you have already started your course.
The module will be of benefit to newly appointed practice nurses, newly qualified nurses and nurses in the acute or community sector considering working in general practice.
The content of this module links to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP, 2012) General Practice Nurse Competencies.
The teaching strategies consist of classroom based teaching. You are required to attend for 6 consecutive weeks 5-8pm at the Preston campus and one further attendance to undertake the assessment.
Web-based software (Blackboard) facilities will further support the nurse in their studies.
This module has been developed to enable nurses to obtain knowledge of working in general practice.
Sessions will be delivered in a face-to-face format. This web-based software allows for live delivery and participation in the sessions no matter where you are based.
Summative assessment will be a presentation.
A variety of lecturers with expertise in their specialities are involved in delivering the course.
The aim of this module is to enable nurses to obtain knowledge of working in general practice and to prepare them for role development to meet the ever changing needs of primary health care. The nurse will critically examine the ways of working in general practice thus promoting an adaptable and responsive nurse who promotes the highest standards of client care.
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
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For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
£880 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
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