**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course Summary:
- Enhance and develop your leadership and management skills.
- Foster excellence in practice to meet the challenges involved in complex care provision.
- Develop detailed knowledge and meet the Standards for Specialist Practice.
- Develop personal resilience as an autonomous and independent decision-maker.
- group work
- lectures and seminars
- learning in the workplace
- independent study
- insight visits and alternative practice
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Advancing District Nursing Practice 30 Enhancing Quality Of Services Through Effective Collaborative Practice 15 Evidence Based Approaches To Long Term Conditions 15 Fundamentals Of District Nursing 15 Nurse Prescribing (V100) 15 Researching For Practice (Taught) 15 The Enhanced Critically Thinking Leader 15
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
To complete the course you typically need • at least 120 credits at level 6 (or pending results prior to the course starting) • current registration on part one (nursing) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council-s (NMC) register • normally at least one year's post-registration experience • to be working as a community staff nurse working in a community team • self-declaration of good health and character as required by the NMC • to have successfully applied for a student district nurse NHS training post • to have a sponsoring health care organisation and be employed by the NHS for the duration of the course If you are shortlisted you attend a joint NHS and Sheffield Hallam Interview. You must bring original copies of your qualifications, certificates, NMC registration, course application form and references with you. This interview is your opportunity to demonstrate that you have the personal, NHS values based and intellectual qualities to complete the course and meet the required standards to become a district nurse. You must show how you strive to improve health and wellbeing and peoples experience of the NHS. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Course enrolment - professional requirements Before enrolling, you must fully declare during the admissions process any • unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings. For further information on convictions that must be declared see the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) website. • disciplinary proceedings during paid or voluntary employment or educational establishments • involvement with safeguarding proceedings, social services or related organisations You also need to complete • a DBS Enhanced Disclosure, and provide us with a copy of your DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate if requested. Enrolment also depends on the DBS check being deemed suitable for professional training. • occupational health screening to determine your suitability to undertake the course and an approved programme of immunisation, as recommended by the Department of Health. Health screening and immunisation are provided by your employer. If your personal circumstances change in relation to any of the professional requirements - from when you apply to the end of your course - you must tell the Professional Issues Team immediately by calling 0114 225 3995 or 0114 225 5786. If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 7.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.
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