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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) (PgDip)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

The Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) will prepare you for 21st century School Nursing practice and entry to the third part of the professional NMC register.

While studying, you will acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical experience required to promote and improve the health and wellbeing of children, young people, families and communities.

The programme of study leads to both an academic award and professional qualification. It consists of equally distributed theoretical learning and practice based experience.

Upon completion of our PgDip you will gain critical understanding of a range of specialised theories, principles and concepts influencing contemporary school nursing practice. You’ll be equipped to work in the dynamic role of School Nursing and practise legally, safely and effectively without direct supervision.

Entry Requirements

You must be registered as a nurse or midwife on either parts 1 or 2 of the NMC professional register.

Applicants who can evidence successful completion of their pre-registration nursing education programme and who have applied for NMC registration can be admitted to the programme.

Start Date

January

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Health

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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