Primary care is experiencing unprecedented change. Developments in structure, administration and the extension of roles have implications for the newly appointed general practice nurse.
- immunisation, vaccination and the recognition & treatment of anaphylaxis
- all immunisation programmes that are part of the National Immunisation Programme in the United Kingdom, as well as additional immunisation programmes that you as a general practice nurse will be involved in (e.g. Human Papilloma Virus; Pneumococcal Polysaccharide; Seasonal Influenza and Herpes Zoster)
- an introduction to travel health
- ear Care
- an introduction to common mental health conditions in primary care
- health Promotion in the general practice setting.
On application, students will decide which level they wish to apply for (i.e. level 6: Code NM3146 or level 7: Code NMM939).
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at Registered Nurses and newly employed general practice nurses
University Induction: Wednesday 2 February 2022
Feb: Monday 7, 8, 14, 21, 22 Or 23 (exact date is yet to be confirmed) and 28 February 2022
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 course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.