This programme is available for people who wish to return to nursing. If you are a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse i.e. Health Visitor please indicate this on your application form.
Please note that if you have completed 750 hours in Nursing practice over the past five years you do not need to complete this course, and you should contact the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to find out about returning to the register.
Many health professionals have a break in their career for a period of time, for a range of reasons such as parental leave, extended travel, through illness or taking on caring responsibilities. This programme supports nurses who wish to return to professional practice after such a break.
The Return to Practice (RTP) Programme is studied at level 6. It offers you the opportunity to develop academically and in practice so that you are in a position to seek re-entry to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
You will complete a minimum of 100 hours in practice. An assessment of proficiency will occur after 100 hours of practice.
Tuesday 14th January 2020 (Induction), Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th February 2020, Tuesday 28th April, and then Tuesday 26th May 2020. All sessions begin at 9.30am and end at 4pm.
This module will be taught at our Carlisle (Fusehill Street) campus.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st October and Thursday 7th November 2019, and the closing date for applications is 20th October 2019.
Dates are to be confirmed
Once you have successfully completed the RTP programme, the University will notify the NMC. You will need to complete the necessary documentation in order to enable reactivation of your NMC registration.
We have a range of opportunities to continue your studies at Diploma, Degree or Masters level. Please talk to your tutor prior to completion of this module.