You will develop skills as a reflective practitioner and enhance your ability to effectively use current evidence to inform your practice.
Course content reflects contemporary nursing issues, and includes:
- NMC (2018): Future nurse standards for proficiencies
- NHS reforms - safeguarding
- the Mental Capacity Act 2005
- advances in technology, including medical devices and health informatics
- compassion in practice and dignity in care
- the 6Cs
- equality and diversity
- medicines management
- infection control
The programme at City consists of 10 face to face/virtual learning study days, 10 self-managed learning study days and a period of clinical placement with an organisation.
The number of clinical practice hours required can be found below, although some may take longer depending on you completing the required Practice Assessment Document
- Break in nursing up to 4 years – 180 clinical practice hours
- Break in nursing 4 years to 5 years – 250 clinical practice hours
- Break in nursing more than 5 years – 300 clinical practice hours
As part of this course you will need to complete a placement within either an acute, community or general practice setting.
Find more course information with our Return to Practice flyer.
Who is it for?
Who is it for? The Return to Practice Programme is for Nurses who have not met the revalidation requirement and whose registration has lapsed.
The programme consists of ten study days, which are held weekly over a period of ten weeks.
Please note: HEE will be charged for students that withdraw after the course start date therefore if you are no longer able to commit to this course or wish to defer/withdraw, you must ensure to let the team know.
The Return to Practice Programme has been approved to meet the new standards for Future Nurse Proficiencies (2018) and the Standards for RTP (2019).
This course is worth 30 credits at Level 6 toward eligible programmes.