Taught course

Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing)

Institution
Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

You’ll need to have 240 credits (120 level 4, 120 level 5 or 6) and to be registered on Part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register. You’ll normally have been in practice long enough to have consolidated preregistration outcomes and gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice. You’d normally have a first degree, but non-graduates with extensive relevant practical and continuing professional development experience will be offered the opportunity to complete the Non-Graduate Entry Profile, in accordance with the University regulations and with guidance from the course leader. Further requirements: Satisfactory references, Disclosure and Barring Service Screening, Literacy and numeracy screening

Months of entry

January

Course content

Build on the community knowledge, skills and experience you’ve gained as a qualified nurse with this Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)-accredited course

District nursing is vital to the sustainability of the NHS, now and in the future. Our course delivers education and training to enhance your practical and theoretical knowledge of working and caring for people in the community, and to qualify you as a community specialist practitioner.
In particular, you'll focus on population and caseload management; on supporting individuals to achieve and sustain independence; and on supporting and caring for those who are either unwell, recovering or at end of life. Multidisciplinary working is integral to community work and is reflected throughout our course, both in the classroom and in the practice field.
The course is 50% theory and 50% practice.

Graduates in this programme can expect to achieve a role as a Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nurse).

This is a NMC-recordable qualification as a Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing).

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Fees information

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Anglia Ruskin Applicant Enquiries Team
Email
answers@anglia.ac.uk
Phone
01245 686868