Practice Nurse Work-based Induction and Preceptorship Programme
Who is it for?
The Practice Nurse Work-based Induction and Preceptorship Programme is a structured 8 month programme for nurses new to general practice (up to approximately 1 year). Nurses must be working in general practice for the duration of the programme.
Overview of content:
What is it about?
It includes ‘Essential Skills’ study days including Travel Health, Ear Care, Cervical Screening training, Introduction to Health Promotion, Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease as well as being able to access other study days such as Chronic Kidney Disease and Introduction to Contraception among others.
How does it enhance practice?
1. The provide participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies to practice nursing in the rapidly changing primary care environment.
8½ study days at the University of Sheffield
4 alternative practice days where the nurse will work in settings other than their own
5 half days in University in the second half of the programme
Total of 15 days (maximum) released from practice
The programme is accessed on a ‘rolling programme’ basis therefore nurses may apply as they commence a new role as a practice nurse, start dates can be offered throughout the year.
Programme Lead/Contact Name:
For further enquiries and application details please contact:-
Tel: 0114 222 2050