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BSc Specialist Nurse Qualification

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Uni of Wton

About the course

The University of Wolverhampton offer this BSc (Hons) Specialist Practice Nursing Post Graduate Diploma which starts in September of each year.

This Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) programme allows you to work towards the NMC Specialist qualification in General Practice Nursing in addition to an honour’s degree registrable on part one of the NMC Register. With the additional option of undertaking the recordable V100 Non-medical prescribing qualification.

It may be studied full-time or part-time. Full-time study takes one year, part-time study takes two years.

Course content

  • Aims to develop a specialist practitioner who combines theory and practice to improve and develop knowledge and skills in practice nursing
  • At the end of the course the student will be a Specialist Practitioner, proficient in practice nursing and fit for purpose and practice using a higher level of knowledge and skills.
  • You will be able to demonstrate intellectual skills to evaluate the economic, social and political influences that affect all aspects of health care.
  • You will be flexible and adaptable, and will be academically and professionally prepared to practice as a member of a multi-disciplinary team with advanced skills..
  • You will be able to innovate and be proactive in your specialist area of practice
  • The course comprises of 6 modules.

Entry requirements

  • Evidence of registration on the appropriate part of the NMC Register.  (Current at the date you commence the above course)
  • Evidence of 120 diploma level 5 credits for undergraduate course or Evidence of 120 diploma level 6 credits for post graduate course is required. Certificates need to be uploaded as evidence with application
  • Evidence of current enhanced DBS certificate within 3 years of course commencement
  • Satisfactory employer reference.  This should be on letter headed paper or from an official work email
  • Occupational Health clearance signed off by your employer and testimony of immunisation status
  • You will require a Practice Assessor (with an SPQ Qualification)

The course is 50% theory and 50% practice within a primary care setting and as well as being supported by an academic tutor, you will need a qualified practice assessor to support you in practice in order to meet the NMC Standards of Proficiencies/ QNI Voluntary Standards.

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Next steps

This course starts each year in September.

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