Fundamentals of Practice Nursing (General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme)

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

You may be eligible for funding for this course
Please speak to your Manager or Education Lead for more information, before you apply.

Number of places: 25

Overview

Are you a qualified nurse who has been working in general practice for less than a year? This module will give you the fundamentals to provide safe, evidence-based and effective care for your patients.

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Full description

Who should attend?

You will be a qualified nurse, who has been in general practice for less than a year.

Please note: this module has a Practice Component. You'll need to be working in a GP practice and have an experienced practice nurse to act as a mentor, who will support you in meeting the competencies in the practice document.

Dates

All days 9am-4.30pm

Chelmsford
26 September 2017
3, 10, 17 and 31 October 2017
7, 14, 21 and 28 November 2017
5 December 2017
Assessment: 19 December 2017

Peterborough
27 September 2017
4, 11 and 18 October 2017
1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 November 2017
6 December 2017
Assessment: 20 December 2017

Chelmsford
30 January 2018
6, 13 and 20 February 2018
6, 13 and 20 March 2018
10, 17 and 24 April 2018
Assessment: 15 May 2018

Cambridge
29 May 2018
5, 12 and 19 June 2018
3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 July 2018
7 August 2018
Assessment: 21 August 2018

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Cambridge
Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)

£2,312

30 Credits (Level 7)

£1,350

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

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Kellie Norris (Module tutor and Community Nurse lecturer)
Tel: 01245 684943
Email: kellie.norris@anglia.ac.uk

CPD Admissions team
Tel: 01245 686868
Email: admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

You will be a qualified nurse, who has been in general practice for less than a year.

Please note: this module has a Practice Component. You'll need to be working in a GP practice and have an experienced practice nurse to act as a mentor, who will support you in meeting the competencies in the practice document.

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