word cloud for Practice Nurses Foundation CourseThis innovative, exciting programme will enable development of clinical skills, new knowledge & learning to prepare practice nurses for their role in general practice.

The programme involves:
  • 4 hour introduction to the online programme resources

  • Only 5 workshops to attend

  • Competency led (clinical skills achieved in the workplace)

  • Portfolio assessed

  • Provision of workplace support for practice nurse team

  • Opportunity for accreditation (20 credits)

The course aims to:
  • Deliver an innovative programme with a variety of learning approaches.

  • Enable new nurses to gain relevant skills and competencies

    to meet the needs of General Practice.

  • Ensure that Practice Nurses meet required standards of care in line

    with national and local health and social care policies.

  • Update knowledge and develop clinical and primary care skills.

  • Provide practical training that is cost and time effective.


  •   January 20th 2015 (Introduction day for module applicants)

The following workshop dates can be attended individually:

  •  February 3rd  Clinical Skills e.g. Phlebotomy, Introduction to respiratory care, STI swabs

  • March 3rd       Vaccinations

  • March 31st      Wound Care

  • May 5th           Ear Care

  • June 2nd          Physical Assessment

  • July 16th  Submission date for Evidencing Work Based Learning module applicants

To book places please contact the CPD team: 

Email: Hsc.Cpd@uwe.ac.uk or Telephone +44 (0)117 32 81161