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MScGeneral Practice (Nursing and Allied Health Professionals)

2 years part-time
Southampton City Centre
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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).

Why choose this course?

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

You will meet the Core Capabilities Framework for Advanced Clinical Practice (Nurses) Working in General Practice / Primary Care in England (HEE, 2020) and Will be eligible to work as a ACP in primary care. 

  • Enhanced Primary Care Practitioner

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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