Postgraduate (1-3 years full-time, part-time)

Primary Care Nursing MSc

Anglia Ruskin University
Em Cambridge eChelmsford, Peterborough (Reino Unido)

£8.100 - (R$34.403)

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The future of a successful health service must lie with an extensive provision in primary care and the community. To enable this success higher numbers of nurses will be required to work and lead in this area as autonomous and confident practitioners. If you are a nurse working in, or about to work in General Practice and diverse Community and Primary Care settings, this course is specially tailored to your needs.

Our Primary Care Nursing course aims to meet the training and educational needs of nurses working at an advanced level in General Practice and a multitude of other creative primary and community healthcare settings. The PG Dip and Masters in Primary Care nursing will be delivered from Cambridge, Peterborough or Chelmsford and you can select which campus you attend.

If you are a nurse currently working in community settings, you can access a wide variety of specialist modules to update, upskill and embed your practice. You will build practical skills with an array of specialist and more general modules to expand and progress your professional direction. If you are new to primary and community care, you will find a variety of modules supporting you to become quickly established in the provision of care and services in this area.

Primary care and community settings will be brought to life and you will benefit from ongoing support from the University, which will include visits at your personal practice environment. Close contact and support from your personal tutor will help you manage your modules to gain the best possible learning experience throughout this course. Your personal tutor will be one of a number of highly experienced lecturers selected specifically to match your learning needs.

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Quais são os objetivos da formação?

Our programme will enable you to emerge as an autonomous practitioner able to lead and manage yourself, individuals and teams. You may decide to specialise further in practice and or undertake a higher level degree such as a Professional Doctorate. Your promotion prospects will be greatly enhanced as will your opportunities to apply for more senior roles. This course provides further steps on the ladder of your progressing career in primary and community nursing.

Esta formação é para mim?

Nurses wishing to start a career in general practice, primary or community care nursing will find this course tailored to their needs. Those nurses already working in these areas will find that this course is the partner learning experience to support their current and progressive practice.


Instalações e datas

Início Localização
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Reino Unido
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Bishop Hall Lane, CM 1sS, Essex, Reino Unido
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Swain Court, Oundle Road, PE2 9PW, Cambridgeshire , Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Holistic therapy
Mental Health
Community Nursing
Mental Health Nurse
Practice Nurse
Childhood develpoment
Nurse training
Nursing Care
Mental Health Treatment
General Practice
Skills and Training
Safeguarding Children
Minor Injuries
Primary Care Nursing


Modules & assessmentCore modules
  • Research Proposal
  • Major Project
You will choose one of the following modules. Both modules will require a community practice assessment element and will require a mentor in your practice environment.
  • Fundamentals of Practice Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Primary Care and Community Nursing
Optional modules
  • Advanced Management of Minor Injuries
  • Minor Illness Assessment and Management
  • Advanced Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment Skills
  • Holistic Assessment Skills for Community Practitioners
  • Understanding Contraception and Sexual Health (School Nursing only)
  • Significant Events in Childhood
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People
  • Specialist Mental Health Care
  • Collaborative Mental Health Care
  • Contemporary Issues in Mental Health Care
You will study a total of 60 credits, chosen from the above optional module list. Understanding Contraception and Sexual Health and Holistic Assessment Skills for Community Practitioners are 15 credit modules, all other modules are 30 credits. Modules are subject to change.Assessment

The assessment strategies are designed to challenge your critical thinking and enable you to demonstrate your ability to advance theory and practice through the critique of existing and new knowledge. As part of the learning process the focus of the assignments is on the application of theoretical knowledge to practice issues. Assessments vary according to modules and include written essays, reports, case studies, presentations, patchwork assessment, a research proposal and dissertation.

Fundamentals of Practice Nursing and Fundamentals of Community and Primary Care Nursing are assessed with the completion of a Practice Assessment Document (pass/fail) and a summative assessed presentation of 20 minutes.

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Fees & fundingCourse feesUK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year) £8,100 UK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year part time) £4,050