Continuous Professional Development - Level 7 - 7NU515

About this module

This module is has been designed to develop your knowledge of 'working within a differing field of practice' of specialist community public health nursing either health visiting or school nursing.
 
This module provides a vehicle for you to produce a portfolio of evidence of learning whilst in specialist practice supported by a practice teacher to meet the nursing and midwifery proficiencies, whilst working in a differing field of practice. 

Reflective learning on practice throughout the duration of the programme provides maximum opportunities to develop a comprehensive portfolio of evidence. Combined with an ongoing action plan this forms a firm foundation for you to meet your CPD requirements now and in the future.

The module is delivered in a distance/work based learning format. This format involves an introductory lecture that relates to key concepts and theories, and is designed to develop problem solving and reflective skills in the area of specialist community public health nursing practice, followed by work based learning within the practice setting, supported by a practice teacher.

The module is inter-professional and enables a health visitor or school nurse to undertake consolidated practice in the differing field of health visitor or school nurse practice.

There are two placement visits and an additional academic tutorial in order to support achievement of the NMC proficiency standards.

Learning Beyond Registration

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.

Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.

Continuing Professional Development

CPD is a core element of every health and social care professional's development journey. We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6 and 7), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.

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Which professions is this module aimed at? All Health Professionals

Course code: - Module code: 7NU515

Start dates are usually: You can start on confirmation of your placement and practice teacher support via a health organisation and the University of Derby.

Module level: Level 7

Module credits: 20 credits

Fees and finance

Studying via LBR

If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr

Self-funded CPD

If you're self-funding, then the team you need to contact depends upon how you wish to study. Some modules are available online whereas others are studied on campus, through distance learning or a mixture of the two.

Where will I study?

You'll study this course via distance learning.

Contact details

To find out more about studying this module through the LBR scheme, please contact the LBR team:

T: +44 (0)1332 591992
E: lbr@derby.ac.uk

Or visit www.derby.ac.uk/lbr

For campus, blended or distance learning modules please contact the College of Health and Social care team:

T: +44 (0)1332 591703
E: hsc@derby.ac.uk