The University of Cumbria is pleased to be able to offer a number of additional commissioned places on the CSP District Nursing and General Practice Nursing programmes at both degree and masters level.
Flexible learning to suit students and employers
Develop leadership skills within your discipline to manage change and drive practice forward
Hone the essential skills that employers will require of you
- Part time basis utilising a flexible and distributed learning approach.
- The part time option only two academic years to complete.
- Programmes are fully accredited by the NMC
- You will be eligible to be recorded on the NMC register as a Specialist Practitioner District Nursing or General Practice Nursing.
- Programmes reflect the rapidly changing environment within the field of community specialist practice.
- Programmes equip you to critically examine and reflect, and encourage and support you to develop as an adaptable and responsive leader and innovator in order to improve quality of care to patients/clients within District Nursing and General Practice Nursing.
- 50% theory via flexible, distributed learning and 50% learning in your own practice area under the supervision of a qualified sign off mentor/practice teacher
- Induction to the programme/s can be delivered face to face or online
Why Choose University of Cumbria
You’ll explore contemporary issues around district nursing and health care and spend 50% of the course putting the theory you learn into practice, improving your real world skills to practice at a higher level.
Plus, you’ll work alongside a sign-off practice teacher /mentor to achieve competency with the NMC Standards for Specialist Education and Practice.
- Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and enables you to be registered on the NMC Nursing Register in Community District Nursing Practice
- Choose to study part-time (80 weeks) or full-time (40 weeks), giving you flexibility to fit your studies around your busy lifestyle
- Taught by tutors who have a wealth of clinical experience
- A work place mentor to support your work-based learning
- Tutor support throughout your studies
- Opportunity to work with other health professionals giving you a good insight and understanding of the roles within the NHS
- Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise - which will enhance your learning
- Develop leadership skills and learn to manage a team to boost your career
- Hone the essential skills that employers will require of you, including sound reflective practice and leadership
- Study in Lancaster, a vibrant university city, and you’ll be within easy reach of the Lake District National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – and bustling cities of Manchester and Liverpool
With an increasing shift of care from hospitals to general practice, it’s a great time to enhance your academic qualifications, enabling you to deliver care within the community as part of the primary healthcare team and progress to Team Leader status.
Our aim is to give you a helping hand to step up the career ladder and become a confident and competent district nurse.
If you require further information, please contact email@example.com
Many of our full-time programmes can be studied over a longer period on a part-time basis. Please contact the course enquiries team for further details.