This course provides the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to meet the standards of proficiency for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) for nurses, health visitors or school nurses. We are the sole provider in Northern Ireland of this Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved course, which will give you the opportunity to engage with evidence informed practice.
Get the skills to practise safely and effectively in maintaining and improving public and community health, acknowledging the responsibilities and accountabilities necessary for public protection. Embracing diversity and reflective of a changing society, the course will give you the skills necessary to recognise and respond to the needs of clients/families.
This course is only offered for health visiting and school nursing students. You will have a Practice teacher to provide the support, guidance and facilitation necessary for you to develop the competencies needed and assess your achievements. The course is designed to prepare students to register on the third part of the NMC professional register in the areas of health visiting or health visitors.