Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September, January


26 weeks


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

This module allows the student to experience the breadth of specialist public health service nursing provision. Reflective learning on practice, throughout the duration of the programme, provides opportunities to develop a deeper understanding and knowledge base about the wider implications of specialist public health practice.

It provides an opportunity for the student to produce a portfolio of evidential learning to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards of Proficiency, while working in a differing field of practice. This comprehensive portfolio of evidence demonstrates the skills and knowledge acquired through a critical lens. Combined with an ongoing action plan this module forms a firm foundation for the practitioners to meet their CPD requirements now and in the future.

Who is this course for

This programme is aimed at nursing practitioners who already hold the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visitor / School, Nurse) Award.

Course team

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

You need to be a qualified nurse and registered with the NMC on the third part of the register as a School Nurse or Health Visitor.

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees (August 2019 - July 2020)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £800.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Who will teach you

Erica Lloyd
Programme leader

As a Senior Lecturer in Post Graduate Nursing Erica has been part of the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing team since 2019. As Pathway lead for the School Nursing, she supports this cohort of students both academically and in practice.

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Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

If you want to find out more about studying a short course, please contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.