Taught course

Public Health with registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting)

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in a required subject; Part One or Part Two registration on the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) register; Secondment from your employing DHUFT.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will prepare practitioners to work in defined areas of community public health practice. You'll demonstrate achievement of the ‘Standards of Proficiency’ required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC 2004) for Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor.
During the course you will be exposed to the breadth and depth of public health working and demonstrate your ability to participate safely in the practice of Health Visiting. You will be prepared to lead and manage the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009) provision in collaboration with other health and early year providers.
The course is equally divided between theory and practice based study, with attendance required at BU. 50% of the programme is practice based where your learning will be supported by a Practice Teacher within your seconding NHS Trust.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 7.0 (Academic) or above.

Fees and funding

This course is commissioned by the local NHS trust so there are no fees.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
1 months

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
prospectus@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961916