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This course is now full for 2023 entry. The next intake will be April 2024.
Funded by Health Education England, this module is available to Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and year 2 & 3 Trainee Nursing Associates and students Nurses considering a career in General Practice Nursing. The module provides the opportunity to gain a better understanding of working in Primary Care/General Practice and the skills and knowledge required in the General Practice Nursing role. It aims to support movement into this sector.
Please note: This is a non-credit bearing module This module is also available to study at level 6&7. This option is offered to Registered Nurses and Nursing Associates only. Registration for this will be coming soon.
There is no fee for this course, the module is funded by Health Education England
The module content is informed by the Primary Care Nursing Career and Core Capabilities Framework and will include:
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.
With an aim to increase employability within the primary care sector, completion of this module will provide you with the opportunity to gain a better understanding of working in General Practice and an introduction to the skills and knowledge required of a General Practice Nurse.
The module will be undertaken online over 12 weeks, providing directed study and signposting to wider reading and additional resources. The module content is written and delivered by Nurses expert in the field of General Practice Nursing. Each week you will access a guided learning package online, this can be undertaken at a time to suit. To support this learning, there will also be 3 live online sessions delivered at various points across the 12 weeks. There will be no formal assessment required on completion of this module, but assessment of knowledge and learning will occur throughout the module with regular test your knowledge components. You will be encouraged and supported to keep a portfolio of learning and reflection which can be used to support application for a Practice Nurse role.
This module is available to Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and year 2 & 3 Trainee Nursing Associates and students Nurses considering a career in General Practice Nursing.
You should consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.
For further information contact the module lead on: L.K.firstname.lastname@example.org
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