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Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing)
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Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing)

Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge, Great Britain
On campus
1 Year

Program Description

District nursing is vital to the sustainability of the NHS, now and in the future. Our course delivers education and training to enhance your practical and theoretical knowledge of working and caring for people in the community, and to qualify you as a community specialist practitioner.

In particular, you'll focus on population and caseload management, on supporting individuals to achieve and sustain independence and on supporting and caring for those who are either unwell, recovering or at end of life. The course is 50% theory and 50% practice. Places on this course are fully funded by Health Education East of England and the sponsoring employers.

This course is fully funded:
Places on this course are fully funded by Health Education East of England and the sponsoring employers.

Entry Requirements

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Core Modules

Fundamentals of District Nursing

Autonomous Specialist Practice and Leadership in the Community

Assessment Skills in the Community

Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing OR Advanced Non-Medical Prescribing

Consolidated Practice

Optional Modules

Integrated Care in the Community

Research Proposal

Minor Illness

Mental Health

Wound Management


  • Graduates in this programme can expect to achieve a role as a Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nurse).
  • This is an NMC recordable qualification as a Community Specialist Practitioner (District Nursing).

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