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Course overview:This programme is for registered nurses or midwives who wish to gain registration on Part 3 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register as a specialist community public health nurse (health visiting) and be recorded as a community prescriber. It offers you the opportunity to gain registration as a health visitor, community prescriber and for academic development at masters level.You develop public health practice knowledge and skills in order to work effectively with
This programme is for registered nurses or midwives who wish to gain registration on Part 3 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register as a specialist community public health nurse (health visiting) and be recorded as a community prescriber. It offers you the opportunity to gain registration as a health visitor, community prescriber and for academic development at masters level.
You develop public health practice knowledge and skills in order to work effectively with individuals, families and communities along with public health leadership skills, to enable you to contribute to the contemporary health visiting agenda.
Where you study:
The programme comprises 50% theory and 50% practice within an integrated approach. Practice based learning – you are allocated a practice teacher by your sponsoring organization who facilitates your learning in practice and is responsible for the assessment of your competence in practice.
How you learn:
Teaching methods include lecturers, seminars, experiential learning, scenarios, problem based learning, case study work, simulations, action learning sets, and peer led seminars and discussions.
Learning in practice is supported with the development of a practice progress file, which includes self-assessment activities, learning contracts, learning logs, reflective dialogue and discussion with practice teachers, mentors and academic staff.
How you are assessed:
Assessments include examinations, a defended poster, essays, case study analysis, research proposal, skill simulations and a service evaluation project. Practice is assessed via the practice progress file through the mechanism of the tripartite meetings which include you, your practice teacher and your academic mentor.
This programme prepares you to work as a health visitor and to take practice forward to meet the challenges of a dynamic health visiting profession.
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