Our Programmes
ADNE Members represent nearly every University in the United Kingdom who offer District Nursing programmes. For more information about the District Nurse, Practice Teacher or other continuing professional development education, follow the links for each of the universities listed below. 
Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Community Health Studies (SPQ). This programme aims to prepare you for work in a complex and dynamic community setting... Successful completion leads to the award of the NMC recordable Specialist Practitioner Qualification, in either District or Practice Nursing. This award includes V100 prescribing. The programme will develop your understanding of community nursing, including a deeper awareness of contemporary issues. The focus will be on the development of your leadership, problem-solving

University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

The programme is designed to enable practitioners to adopt a strategic approach to the provision of specialist community nursing care, working effectively with individuals, families, groups and communities, involving, where appropriate, an active collaboration with other disciplines and agencies.

University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

PgDip Specialist Practitioner District Nurse Designed to prepare experienced nurses for 21st century district nursing, the programme combines theory and practice and will develop knowledge and skills to produce safe, autonomous and competent specialist practitioner district nurses. You will possess the expertise to initiate, lead and deliver contemporary district nursing practice.

University of Gloucester

University of Gloucester

Community and District Nursing Specialist Practice (BSc) Develop as an expert practitioner with the skills to provide solutions to the challenges of meeting complex care needs in the community. Learn how to maximise relationships with key partners for a high quality person-centred approach to care. Modules include Person-Centred Care in Practice; Leadership and Management in Healthcare; Clinical Assessment and Decision-Making Skills; and Work-based Clinical Competence for Specialist Practice.

RGU

RGU

Advanced Contemporary District Nursing This masters level course will prepare practitioners to explore the concepts, theories and principles of advanced contemporary district nursing.

Derby

Derby

This course will enable you, as an experienced NMC Registered Nurse, to expand your knowledge, skills and proficiency inyour role as a Community Specialist Practitioner. This course is 50% theory and 50% practice, so it gives you the chance to put your knowledge into practice and develop the skills needed to become a specialist practitioner in your field of expertise. You’ll study modules that are linked to clinical practice, such as public health, research methodologies and leadership.

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing You will develop a co-ordinated and holistic approach to meet the healthcare needs of the wider community so you can help improve and maximise their life chances. As a specialist practitioner, this course will meet your additional needs preparing you to use your discretion and judgement to make high-level clinical decisions in the management and provision of quality care.

MMU

MMU

BSc (Hons) or PG Dip Community Health The programme builds on the core values of the NHS constitution and is approved by the NMC to offer students the opportunity to gain a specialist practitioner qualification in District Nursing or General Practice Nursing.

LSBU

LSBU

Primary Care District Nursing PgDip This is a health CPD course for registered nurses wishing to manage teams of nurses working in a primary care setting.

Keele

Keele

Keene University offer this pathway as an NMC approved, full-time one-year Specialist Community Nursing programme: District Nursing. Specialist Community Nurses provide up-to–date, specialist and highly technical care to patients in their own environments as well as supporting families and carers.

UWE

UWE

MSc/BSc Specialist Practice The BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice offers a flexible route to an honours degree to advance your clinical expertise and professionalism, within a variety of specialist practice roles. The programme will, enhance skills and knowledge for practice and support you in meeting the challenges of working within contemporary healthcare, building confidence and professionalism, as well as enhancing employability.

KCL

KCL

Advanced Practice (District Nursing) MSc This master's has been designed for experienced practitioners who wish to advance their clinical practice, develop their professional career and enhance their knowledge of research and evidence-based healthcare in community nursing. This pathway aims to bring an advanced nurse practitioner level of practice to district nursing to encourage evolving service delivery models with emphasis on clinical leadership.

DMU

DMU

Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) with NMC Recordable SPQ MSc/PG Dip Nursing (Specialist District Nursing) is unique and innovative, designed to meet the needs of nursing practitioners who wish to advance their knowledge and skills to expert specialist level within their current practice domain.

Bucks New University

Bucks New University

BSc (Hons) Community Health Care Nursing (District Nursing) This course gives you an understanding of the complexities of working within a community setting, giving you an increased awareness of strategic influences on policy. With the changing demographics of patients being cared for in their own homes, this programme provides you with an underpinning knowledge to equip you with skills to care effectively for patients/clients in their own homes or community settings.

Teesside University

Teesside University

District nursing is a core service within the NHS. The Five Year Forward View (NHS England 2015) sets out an expectation that more care will be provided in the community in the future. This care will be to people with increasingly complex needs and the people working in these health and social care structures will have to be more flexible to accommodate this.

University of Southampton

University of Southampton

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (District Nursing)

University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Specialist Practitioner Community District Nursing MSc When you study with us on this course, you will focus on the provision of healthcare and social care to individuals, groups and communities within specialist community services. The focus is on developing your competence, confidence and expertise in assessing the needs of your clients, and working in partnership with them to make informed, holistic health choices.

SHU

SHU

This course is for registered nurses looking to develop their skills in district nursing. Your studies enable you to develop a critical, innovative and reflective approach to address the health care needs of individuals, families, carers, groups and communities.

University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Learn the skills you need to be an expert in District Nursing! We'll provide you with everything you need to become a specialist practitioner in this field, combining the theory you learn with the skills you have developed in practice to ensure successful progression of your career. You'll learn how to think, read and write critically around contemporary issues involving district nursing, and thanks to our excellent working relationships with partner trusts,you can put your studies into practice

Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Study for this recordable Specialist Community Practitioner/District Nursing qualification at Liverpool John Moores University. Combining theory and primary care practice, the course prepares practitioners to lead service development. Study for a District Nursing qualification recorded with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Follow a curriculum developed by a team of nationwide policy influencers and learn from expert nurses and visiting specialists

Northumbria

Northumbria

The main aim of this programme is to develop Community Specialist Practitioners in District Nursing / Home Nursing who are able to take a lead role in the organisation, management, implementation and evaluation of health care delivery. Alongside this they must be able to respond flexibly to the changing policy agenda and service priorities. This is particularly crucial in supporting vulnerable services users to reduce hospital admissions.

University of Ulster

University of Ulster

Specialist Nursing Practice is offered at level 6 and 7 and enables students to gain an academic award from the university and to record a professional award with the NMC. The course may be studied full time or part time. The course enables students to practice at a level beyond that of initial registration and allows them to adopt the title of Specialist Practitioner. The course offers opportunity for preparation as a specialist in both hospital and community settings.

City University London

City University London

This course is suitable for qualified nurses or midwives with a commitment to prevention and health promotion and evidence-based practice in a community setting. Applicants will want to develop their practice in the sphere of district nursing, as well as gain an academic qualification which can lead to an MSc.The programme offers registered nurses an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and broaden their skills to improve health within communities.

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