Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) BSc (Hons)
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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) BSc (Hons)

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The BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) will prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. You will gain the knowledge, interpersonal skills and managerial capabilities to practice confidently, competently and effectively.

Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN) aim to reduce health inequalities by working with individuals, families, employees and communities, to promote health and prevent ill health. The emphasis is on partnership working that cuts across disciplinary, professional and organisational boundaries.

Graduates of this health visiting course can apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for Part Three registration as an SCPHN Health Visitor. This Health Visiting course may attract Welsh Government funding for Welsh NHS staff.

Funding is available via the Welsh Government. Please note, candidates must work for the NHS in Wales to receive funding from WEDS (Workforce, Education, and Development Services).

BSc (Hons) Award
April Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants are required to have 120 credits at Level Four (higher education diploma or equivalent).

You must have NMC professional registration and be on Part One and/or Part Two of the NMC Register as a Registered Nurse and/or a Registered Midwife.

Two work/academic references are also required.

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.

This Health Visiting course may attract Welsh Government funding for Welsh NHS staff.

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