Fundamentals of Practice Nursing (General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme)

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Peterborough (Guild House), Cambridge

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

You may be eligible for NHS funding of this course

When you apply online, select NHS Contract when asked who will be paying your fees, then select one of the following from the drop-down box:

Essex: Essex WP

Cambridgeshire: Cambridge & Peterborough Primary Care

Overview

Are you a qualified nurse who has been working in general practice for less than a year? This module will provide you with 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
The module has a Practice Component, therefore you will 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

Study days

All days 9:00am-4:30pm

Chelmsford

27 September 2016
4, 11 & 18 October 2016
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 November 2016
6 & 13 December 2016

Peterborough

27 September 2016
4, 11 & 18 October 2016
1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 November 2016
6 & 13 December 2016

Cambridge

30 May 2017
6, 13, 20 & 21 June 2017
4, 11, 18 & 25 July 2017
1 & 8 August 2017

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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Peterborough (Guild House)
Guild House

Guild House is our dedicated healthcare campus in the historic city of Peterborough.

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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)

£2,250

30 Credits (Level 7)

£1,183

If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Kellie Norris (Module tutor and Community Nurse lecturer)
Tel: 01245 68 4943
Email: kellie.norris@anglia.ac.uk

CPD Admissions team
Tel: 01245 68 6868
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
The module has a Practice Component, therefore you will 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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