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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Taught)

Cardiff University
Program overview
1-2 Years
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Cardiff
13 September 2021

Program description

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Taught)

This Postgraduate Diploma course is designed to prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses.

It leads to the professional award of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), with subsequent registration on the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

Half the course takes place on a clinical placement, and Welsh Government funding may be available.

Only by completing the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) program will practitioners be eligible to have their names recorded on the third part of the NMC register.

Please note that candidates will be selected through an interview process and will need to meet Health Board requirements.

The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the academic year. The final modules will be published by September.

Admission requirements

  • Candidates must be registered on either parts one or two of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.
  • Candidates can enter the program either with a diploma (120 credits at level 2) or with a degree.
  • Adult, children, mental health or learning disability nurses as well as practitioners who qualified as midwives via the three year direct entry route can undertake the program and become health visitors.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English or Welsh are required to provide proof of their proficiency in the English or Welsh language. They must satisfy the English and Welsh Language requirements for entry to the university by attainment of a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS no more than 3 years before the proposed date of entry.
  • A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be undertaken on prospective students and this must be deemed satisfactory before admission to the program.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

By fully engaging in this course, you should develop the knowledge and skills to enable you to:

  • Develop academic knowledge and understanding to achieve Master’s level competence.
  • Achieve clinical prowess and integrity to be awarded a specialist qualification.
  • Practise effectively as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse.
  • Register as a health visitor with the NMC.

Career opportunities

This course is designed to prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses.

It leads to the professional award of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), with subsequent registration on the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

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Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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Cardiff University

CF10 3AT Cardiff

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www.cardiff.ac.uk


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