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
This course is run over five days, all of which require university attendance.
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.