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Fundamentals of Practice Nursing (General Practice Nurse Foundation Programme)

CPD and short courses (short course)

Blended learning

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Overview

Are you a qualified nurse or nursing associate who is brand new to Practice Nursing, or have been working in General Practice for less than a year? Our course will give you the fundamental skills to provide safe, effective and evidence-based care for your patients.

Full description

Who should attend?

You'll be a qualified nurse, who is new to General Practice or has been employed there for less than a year.

You'll be a registered nursing associate, working in General Practice and have a suitable mentor in that practice.

Please note: this module has a practice component; you'll need to be working in a GP practice and have an experienced practice nurse to act as a mentor, who will support you in meeting the competencies in the practice portfolio you will submit for assessment.

 

Dates

Please note: in addition to the study dates below, you'll be required to attend two consecutive days for the Cervical Screening workshop, dates to be confirmed by the tutor. The dates below are a mixture of face-to-face days and online sessions. Further details will be available upon enrolment.

Please note: timetables are still to be confirmed and therefore dates may be subject to change.

Trimester 1: Chelmsford

  • 26 September 2024
  • 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 October
  • 7, 14, 21, 28 November
  • 5, 12 December

Trimester 2: Chelmsford

  • 23, 30 January 2025
  • 6, 13, 20, 27 February
  • 6, 13, 20, 27 March
  • 3, 10 April

Trimester 3: Cambridge

  • 15, 22, 29 May 2025
  • 5, 12, 19, 26 June
  • 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 July

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care at ARU is primed to meet the demand for healthcare professionals, doctors, scientists and social workers in the East of England.

We've been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that our students want the very best experiential learning, and we've invested heavily in purpose-built simulated wards, science labs and skills spaces, to support your learning every step of the way.

Where can I study?

Blended learning
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Study through a mix of face-to-face teaching and online sessions.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6) for courses starting in 2024/25

£2,312.50

30 credits (Level 7) for courses starting in 2024/25

£1,767

Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Janet Sinclair-Hilton
[email protected]

CPD Admissions team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

You'll be a qualified nurse, who is new to General Practice or has been employed there for less than a year.

You'll be a registered nursing associate, working in General Practice and have a suitable mentor in that practice.

Please note: this module has a practice component; you'll need to be working in a GP practice and have an experienced practice nurse to act as a mentor, who will support you in meeting the competencies in the practice portfolio you will submit for assessment.

 

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