This apprenticeship programme is for qualified nurses /midwives who wish to study to be School Nurses and gain a qualification in Specialist Community Public health nursing. This is annotated with the NMC to allow an apprentice to work as a Specialist Public Health Nurse in School Nursing.
As a graduate of the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) programme at the University of Northumbria, apprentices will build on existing nursing knowledge to advance evidence-based practice. Apprentices will be able to apply critical thinking and synthesis in the expert learning within the field of school nursing and will learn specialist skills for public health and community working and be supported to develop effective leadership skills and advanced partnership working across all areas of practice.
Apprenticeship Standard: Apprenticeship programmes at Northumbria University are designed to support apprentices in acquiring the appropriate knowledge, skills and behaviours and retain the integrity of the apprenticeship standard as defined by IFATE.