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Community Health Studies, Specialist Practice Award in District Nursing, PGDip

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The PGDip Community Health Studies, Specialist Practice Award in District Nursing aims to prepare district nurses to work independently and autonomously in a complex, rapidly changing environment; our aim is to help you become inspirational leaders of the future, transforming practice, contributing to the wider health care agenda.

As a result of this degree you will be able to:

  • Work as part of a Primary Health Care Team to provide skilled nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings.
  • Take responsibility for managing the caseload and the team.
  • Act as the patient's advocate to facilitate the patient's own choices with regard to nursing care, promoting independence and self-care, as appropriate.
  • Actively monitor, maintain and develop service/practice innovation through supervision, reflection, skilled professional leadership and integration with other allied health professionals.
  • Follow a complex framework of legislation, policy and standards for safe effective medicine management and prescribing practice.
  • Conduct a practice-based project in order to add to the evidence base for district nursing practice.
  • Seek opportunity to apply for a band 7 Team Leader post.

YOUR DISTRICT NURSING CAREER

Successful completion part one of the programme will lead to a PGDip and professional award which can be recorded on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register.

On successful completion of the Master's Degree you will be able to advance your career seeking opportunity to apply for a Band 7 Team Leader post.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 35 9

    19th out of 77 9

    6th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    32nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    145 69%

    9th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    97.0 97%

    38th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    61st

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    115 90%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    22nd

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