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MScGeneral Practice (Nursing and Allied Health Professionals)

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Designed in collaboration with Health Education England (HEE) and Solent NHS Trust, this course aims to introduce the students to an evidence-based curriculum and innovative teaching methodologies, which employ the latest technology and simulation-based sessions which includes a fully equipped GP Surgery consultation room.

This course is designed to support healthcare professionals with a flexible way of studying that includes on-line learning, as well as face-to-face lectures, clinical skills training in physical assessment and advanced decision-making, inter-agency and inter-professional working, education and development, and research.

Featuring a case-based approach to teaching, this programme will allow students to gain an understanding of the relationships between health-disease transitions with an overview of the needs in the community. This includes areas such as disease prevention, alcohol and substance abuse, coordination of care for patients with comorbidities/long-term conditions, considerations when caring for children and the elderly as well as those with learning disabilities and mental health problems.

You can engage in your personal journey of self-directed learning and on completion of the programme, gain a range of enhanced competencies in clinical skills, leadership and management, and research. You will also acquire Independent and Supplementary Prescribing qualification once you complete the respective module on the programme and your registration can be updated on your professional register (NMC).

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Course features

  • Part-time option

    You can study this course part-time

  • Professional accreditation

    This course has been accredited by a professional body

  • Professional membership

    You have the opportunity to obtain a professional membership as part of this degree

  • Specialist facilities

    This course has access to specialist facilities

This course is for

This course is for a health care professional who holds a professional registration with the NMC and wants to develop their professional skills further to become an Advanced/Enhanced Primary Care Practitioner.

What this course leads to

Students will become non-medical prescribers and meet all aspects of the Queens Nursing Institute (QNI/QNIS) Standards for senior general practice nurses.

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Meet the team

Learn from qualified staff with a wealth of experience working in a range of clinical settings.

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

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