Designed to support General Practice Nurses (GPNs), this course builds the knowledge and skills required to deliver autonomous, safe and effective person-centred care to a variety of service users across the lifespan, through the development and management of nurse led clinics and through anticipatory preventative care which reflects public health priorities and long term conditions. You will explore the key principles and knowledge required in general practice nursing, with a focus on the context of general practice nursing, health promotion, women’s and men’s health, communication and decision making when caring for the person with a long-term condition. Further, you will examine wider aspects of the general practice nurse, including interpersonal skills, interprofessional working, innovation and leadership when delivering person-centred care for those living with a long-term condition. Graduates will be able to engage in patient education, encouraging self management and develop and improve services through quality improvement initiatives. Professional Recognition -This is a recognised course with competencies approved by the Northern Ireland Practice and Education Council (NIPEC) and will be a foundation for a career pathway as a General Practice Nurse.
An Honours or non-Honours degree from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, or from a recognised national awarding body, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or (ii) an equivalent standard in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification; [and] be a first level registered nurse working in a general practice setting and (b) provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).
Fees and funding
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