Taught course

Specialist Practitioner: Community Children's Nursing

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • current level one registration on the NMC professional register (part one or part two)
  • a minimum of a year’s post-registration experience
  • 120 credits at Level 5 (to study at Level 6) or 120 credits at Level 6 (to study at post graduate level) in nursing
  • employment within a Community Children’s Nursing team or Hospital at Home Service for children and be seconded by your current employer
Additional information:
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact health@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study for LJMU's Registered Specialist Community Practitioner Children’s Nursing course and have your NMC professional competencies assessed in practice.
  • Study for a recorded qualification in Community Children’s Nursing.
  • Learn from expert nurses and specialists on this contemporary programme.
  • Benefit from a curriculum praised for its enhanced practice perspective and ‘outstanding’ fitness for practice from the NMC
  • Have your professional competencies, as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), assessed in theory and practice
  • Experience 17.5 or 22 weeks (dependent on the length of your programme) of practical placements
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers
Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a recordable qualification, this programme meets the aims of all four groups of children within the NHS at Home (DH2011) document.

The course covers the treatment of children with: acute and short term conditions; long-term conditions; disabilities and complex conditions, including those requiring continuing health care and neonates and life-limiting and life-threatening illness, including those requiring end of life care.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

You can study full time (40 weeks) or part time (80 weeks), with modules delivered one or two days a week and clinical placements interspersing the classroom learning blocks.

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090