The Foundation programme at City, University of London has been designed for practice nurses who are new to the general practice setting. The taught components of these two courses provide important skills for practice nurses to enable and facilitate their development in key specific areas. There is a strong emphasis on having an evidence base to inform practice and clinical decisions. Each course is available at level 6 (for undergraduates) or level 7 (for postgraduates).
Who is it for?
Completion of the Foundation Programme will provide requisite knowledge, theory with a strong evidence base relating to the course content for the newly employed general practice nurse.
January 2023 dates are yet to be confirmed, full dates and Information will be uploaded on to the webpage shortly.
If you are interesting in taking this course: Foundation Programme for Practice Nurses, Who are New to General Practice, please submit an application via the apply now button and select module code: NMS130 from the dropdown list.
On completion and depending whether you've studied at level 6 or 7, you can apply to use Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to take forward a maximum of 30 credits towards either the BSc/Graduate Diploma Primary Care Practice Nurse programme or a Postgraduate Diploma Primary Care Practice Nurse programme. You must also meet the programme entry requirements.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.