Practice nursing: an introduction Apply Practice nursing: an introduction The module will enable students to develop the specialist knowledge and skills required for practice nursing. The module content reflects the diverse nature of this area of practice and includes the exploration of contemporary professional issues, screening and health promotion, skills based competencies and the management of long term conditions. Learning outcomes: Critically discuss contemporary issues relating to the structure and delivery of primary care services. Demonstrate a critical approach to the assessment of patients in primary care, utilizing a range of strategies. Critically explore and deliver evidence based care for patients within the primary care setting. Appraise the professional/ ethical and legal issues relating to the role of the primary care nurse. Evaluate holistic strategies for the provision of health promotion/ public health in the primary care setting. Who is the module for? Nurses wishing to gain a foundation in the knowledge and skills required to provide evidence based care within a primary care setting. Module code: HP6032Y Number of credits and level of study: 30 credits at level 6 Assessment: Written assignment and competency assessment document (CAD) Location: St George’s, University of London Pattern of Delivery: 10 days Module dates:* (9.30am – 4.30pm) 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jun, 6, 13, 20, 27 Jul, 3 Aug 2017 Cancelled 24 April, 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May, 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2018 *Dates may change Fee: £1600 Module leader: Kirsty Armstrong Programme: This module is part of the Healthcare Practice DipHE/BSc(Hons)/GradCert Questions? Contact the PPD Programme Office who will be happy to help you with any queries.