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BSc/PG Dip Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting)

Bournemouth University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Lansdowne Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course prepares practitioners to work in defined areas of community public health practice, for registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor.

Why study BSc/PG Dip Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) at BU?

  • On this course, you'll demonstrate achievement of the ‘Standards of Proficiency’ required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) for registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor
  • You’ll be exposed to the breadth and depth of public health working and demonstrate your ability to participate safely in the practice of Health Visiting
  • Prepare to lead and manage the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009) provision in collaboration with other health and early year providers
  • The course is an equal split of theory and practice-based study, with theory learning at BU and practice learning supported by a practice teacher within your seconding NHS Trust
  • Applicants should apply via their local 0-19 years’ service provider adverts for Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor studentships/training contracts.

Accreditations:

Nursing & Midwifery Council

Course details

On this course you will usually be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students.

Your studies will be supported through a web-based learning environment, where additional resources, help and advice are signposted. Applicants will need to apply via local NHS job adverts. Shortlisted applicants will be jointly interviewed by the NHS Trust and the BU Programme Leader.

Careers

By completing this course, you will be satisfying the NMC criteria for registering for Part 3 of the NMC Register and will be qualified and prepared to work in the community as a health visitor. This role is in high demand and employment is highly likely.

Career progression may ultimately lead to you becoming a:

  • Health visitor
  • Academic researcher
  • Academic lecturer.

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    68th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 77 4

    7th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 54%

    64th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    11th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.55 71%

    75th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    12th

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