**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:
- explore your chosen topic in-depth
- learn how to critically and creatively apply research methods
- develop your understanding of ethical and scientific practices
- present your findings to your professional community
- identify a pathway of learning that supports progression towards or within an advancing / specialist clinical role.
- research projects
- evaluation projects
- service development projects
- advanced professional practice projects
- theoretical or literature based projects
- self-directed study
- supervised learning
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. Modules studied may differ depending when you start your course. Compulsory modules- Dissertation 60 credits Assessment- course work Year 1 Compulsory modules Module Credits Advancing District Nursing Practice 30 Dissertation 60 Credits 60 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 Final year Compulsory modules Module Credits Advancing District Nursing Practice 30 Dissertation 60 Credits 60 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 • to have completed the PgDip in Specialist Practice District Nursing • to have the recordable NMC Specialist Practice District Nurse Qualification • to have relevant work experience • to have relevant workplace opportunities and organisational support • to have current registration on part 1 (Nursing) of the Nursing and Midwifery Councils (NMC) register • self-declaration of good health and character, as required by the NMC 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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