Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Healthcare Science
Qualifications
PGDip

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Entry requirements

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Full time
Part time

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. The programme will lead to the professional award of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (health visitor), with subsequent registration on the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

This one-year, full-time Postgraduate Diploma course is designed to prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses.

It leads to the professional award of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), with subsequent registration on the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

Half the course takes place on a clinical placement, and Welsh Government funding may be available.

Only by completing the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) programme will practitioners be eligible to have their names recorded on the third part of the NMC register.

Please note that candidates will be selected through an interview process and will need to meet Health Board requirements.

Accreditations

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Enquiries
Email
enquiry@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455