Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner Community Children's Nursing) BSc (Hons)
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Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner Community Children's Nursing) BSc (Hons)

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This multi-professional course is designed for qualified children's nurses wishing to advance their knowledge of the management of children with complex needs, life-limiting conditions and specialist care requirements.

It will provide students with the knowledge and skills to support families for whom the focus is providing care closer to home, enabling children to live at home and attend school with minimal hospital attendance.

You will develop knowledge and skills in decision making, law, ethics and multi-disciplinary teamwork, learning how to work with a wide range of services, both statutory and voluntary, for the benefit of the child and to further the agenda of integrated service provision.

Plus, you will have your professional competencies, as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), assessed in theory and practice, and experience 40 days of practical clinical placements.

This Community Children's Nursing course is currently funded by the Workforce, Education and Development Services department of Welsh Government.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Part-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants must have a first level registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and be on part 8 or 15 of the NMC register.

You must have acquired a credit rating of 120 credits* at Level 5 (Diploma).

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the Child & Adult Workforce and Child and Adult Barring Lists and subscription to the DBS Update Service. (Overseas equivalent required for non-uk applicants)

An informal interview is held with the course leader.

*If you have not achieved 120 Level 5 credits, there is a process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) you can undertake

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