Specialist Community Public Health Nursing with NMC Registration BSc (Hons)

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About the course

To access the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing with NMC Registration degree you must have successfully achieved a secondment by a provider onto this programme.

This innovative course has been designed to support a wide range of registered nurses who wish to undertake health visiting /school nursing through the Specialist community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) programme.

Following successful completion of the programme you will be awarded either:

  • BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (120 credits at level 6)

OR

  • PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing 120 credits at level 7

Both awards will allow registration onto part 3 of the NMC regi…

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About the course

To access the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing with NMC Registration degree you must have successfully achieved a secondment by a provider onto this programme.

This innovative course has been designed to support a wide range of registered nurses who wish to undertake health visiting /school nursing through the Specialist community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) programme.

Following successful completion of the programme you will be awarded either:

  • BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (120 credits at level 6)

OR

  • PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing 120 credits at level 7

Both awards will allow registration onto part 3 of the NMC register with recordable V100

The course offers modules that are 50% theory and 50% practice comprising of core and optional modules

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Key facts

Duration:

  • BSc (Hons) SCPHN (health visiting and school nursing) with or without V100 – Full time 52 weeks
  • PG Diploma Nursing SCPHN (health visiting and school nursing) with or without V100 – Full time 52 weeks There are two cohorts of the above programmes: September and January.
  • MSc: Additional core module; Service Development project of 60 credits

Entry and admission criteria

To access the BSC (Hons) route you must have:

  • Effective registration on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional register
  • Competence in the use of the English language to the satisfaction of the University
  • 120 credits at level 4 and 5
  • Undertaken academic study in the last 5 years

To access the PG Dip/ MSc route you must have:

  • Effective registration on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional register
  • A UK Honours degree with at least second class honours in a nursing field (or equivalent at the discretion of the Programme Leader)

Applicants must apply through an advert advertised through NHS jobs and be successful at a joint interview process.

You must complete a declaration form and enhanced CRB disclosure application form prior to commencing the course.

Teaching and assessment

The course adopts a range of teaching and learning strategies designed to facilitate the learning of a professional group; aiming to be efficient and motivating in the transfer of theoretical and practical knowledge, and to engage positively in actively negotiating, constructing and evaluating learning. Strategies include;

  • Teacher-led sessions
  • Student-led seminars and presentations
  • Discussions and tutorials
  • Independent study
  • Focused reflection as well as a range of experiential teaching methods

A total of 120 credits at level 6 will allow both the professional qualification and academic award

A total of 120 credits for the PG Dip will allow the professional SCPHN award.

Course modules

  • Contemporary issues in the context of public health (30 credits) (semester 1)
  • Utilising evidence to develop and advance nursing practice (15 credits) (semester 1)
  • Contemporary approaches to development through the early years of life (0-5) (HV only) (15 credits) (semester 1)
  • Contemporary approaches to development through child and adolescence (5-19) (SN only) (15 credits) (Semester 1)
  • Safeguarding and protecting children and adults (15 credits) (semester 2)
  • Innovative use of transformational leadership (15 credits) (semester 2)
  • Supervised practice (SCPHN) students only- on-going portfolio completed in semester 3
  • Elective modules- two 15 credit modules to be undertaken in semester 2
  • Innovative approaches to health promotion
  • Diverse issues of sexual health
  • Enhancing and developing skills for effective parenting
  • Therapeutic interventions for children and young people

This module must be taken by all students undertaking the SCPHN programmeCommunity Formulary prescribing (V100) (semester 3)

Additional final core module for all MSc students only Service Development Project (60 credits)

Academic expertise

A key strength of our team is that pathway leads are experienced Specialist Community Public Health nurses registered on part 3 of the NMC register in health visiting and school nurse fields of practice; familiar with the evidence-based informing specialist Community Public Health Nursing and a wide range of accompanying issues and debates.

Visiting lecturers will also contribute to the modules to broaden your perspective of public health nursing regionally and nationally. In addition, many staff members are actively involved in undertaking research within this area of practice.

Graduate careers

A BSc (Hons) or PG Dip academic award and professional qualification (recommended to the NMC part 3 of the register) will allow you to practice as either as a health visitor or school nurse (dependant on field undertaken) in providing high quality child, family, group and wider community specialist public health nursing care in clinical practice.

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