Primary Care (Practice Nursing)

City University London
A Islington (Inghilterra)

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  • Islington (Inghilterra)
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Overview Primary care is central to the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Throughout the world, the provision of preventive, treatment and rehabilitation services is rooted increasingly in primary care.The BSc Primary Care (Practice Nursing) course aims to equip you to develop new skills to use in the different practice and organisational settings in which you work. The course is focused on practice and practical application, and is relevant to the varied communities from which our students are drawn.The PgDip consists of 120 credits. Three of the modules are core or compulsory, with 5 optional modules.   The choice of optional modules from our Continuing Personal and Professional Development portfolio will allow you to choose modules that are relevant to your work as a practice nurse within the general practice environment.Who is the course for?The course is for NMC registered nurses, who are currently working as practice nurses who wish to gain their BSc degree or Postgraduate Diploma.Why study Primary Care (Practice Nursing) at City University London?Develop your skills and confidence within the general practice environment.Tailor the course to your individual practice needs by choosing from a range of modules.Study on a flexible programme which fits around full-time work.Benefit from a focus on practice and practical application.Benefit from increased career opportunities in nursing at a senior level. School of Health Sciences Course Fees: Full-time EU: £9,250 (PgDip) Part-time EU: £TBC (BSc and PgDip) More...



Start Date: There are two intakes each academic year - September and February. The programme will next run in February 2016. ...

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Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Inghilterra
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Programma

Course Content

The course is for practice nurses, it provides the knowledge and skills needed to deliver a diverse range of services within general practice. The course can be tailored to meet individual practice and development needs due to the wide range of module options available.

The course will help prepare students to meet the many challenging demands of working within general practice, particularly in relation to the essential and additional services of the new General Medical Services contract.

Course Structure BSc Primary Care (Practice Nursing)Core modules

There are two core modules to be taken at Level 3.

  • Research methods
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  • Philosophy and politics of primary healthcare
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Route-specific modules

There are two route-specific modules to be taken at Level 3.

  • Practice nurse distance learning
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  • Practice portfolio (practice portfolio) - 30 credit module
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Optional modules [x3]

You can choose from a wide range of optional modules:

  • Chronic heart disease management in Primary Care
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  • Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
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  • Clinical assessment in Primary Care
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  • Contraception and sexual health - theory
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  • Contraception and sexual health - praxis
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  • Diabetes care
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  • Supporting and assessing in clinical practice (mentorship module)
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  • Innovations in healthcare leadership and management perspectives
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When you have successfully completed the taught modules plus your portfolio, you will qualify for a BSc (Hons) degree.

PgDip Primary Care (Practice Nursing)Core modules include:
  • Research Methods [15 credits]
  • Philosophy and Politics of Primary Health Care [15 credits]
  • Key Concepts of Practice Nursing [15 credits]
Optional modules include:

Students have a number of options to obtain their 75 credits for those students wishing to complete their PgDip.

A sample of the optional modules which are at 15 credits and popular with practice nurses are as follows:

  • Asthma/COPD
  • Cervical Cytology
  • Diabetes Care
  • Education in the workplace
  • Clinical Assessment in Primary Care
  • An introduction to long term conditions
  • Key concepts in practice nursing

Students have the option of exiting with 45 credits to receive the award of Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert). In order to receive this award, students must have successfully completed 60 credits, which would include one of the core modules – Key Concepts in practice nursing.

Alternatively students can take modules from this Masters degree as standalone CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development) courses. In this case, course costs might vary. For further information please click on the CPPD links below each module.

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Read the full 2015 programme specification.

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Teaching and Assessment

The programme is taught at our campus at Northampton Square. The Programme Director and other members of the practice nursing team have considerable experience and expertise in the field of practice nursing and advanced practice.

Members of the team have published research, books, as well as published in professional journals relevant to practice nursing

Each assessment tests whether you:

  • have grasped the relevant theory and research;
  • are able to analyse and interpret theory and research...