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PgD Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification

 

Sharpen your decision-making and problem-solving ability and learn to meet the challenges of complex clinical situations in our PgD Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification. This programme is designed for registered nurses who want to build on their existing knowledge and develop new skills.

Gain training to better meet the political and organisational demands of delivering care – and advance best practices in your field. Harness your commitment to the common good to make a meaningful difference at the local, national or global level. Prepare for a challenging and rewarding career as a specialist practitioner in a programme that uses a variety of dynamic learning opportunities.

At GCU, we give you the tools you need to succeed. Join a thriving, open and diverse community with a shared belief in social responsibility.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 1 year (full-time)
Starting Date: September, January
Tuition Fee: £12,600  (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

Our PgD programme complies with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for specialist education and practice as well as proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribers.

Career Opportunities

The PgD Advanced Practice in District Nursing with Specialist Practitioner Qualification programme sets you up for success in an exciting new chapter of your career. Most of our students are employed in the National Health Service (NHS); after graduation, our alumni generally pursue roles with NHS service providers that are commensurate with the professional qualification of Specialist Practitioner: District Nursing.

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What I have enjoyed most about studying at GCU is the lectures given by professors who are helpful and most importantly are professionals in each of the chosen fields. This made us look forward to the lectures where we learned a lot of relevant and up to date information. The way professors include students into the lesson was very motivating as well.

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Course Contents

  • Evaluating Evidence to Develop Research and Inform Practice
  • Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Leading Advanced Practice in District Nursing 1
  • Supporting Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions
  • Evaluating Professional Perspectives and Clinical Decision Making for Advanced Practice
  • Leading Advanced Practice in District Nursing 2

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