General Practice Nurse Training Programme

 

This unique blended learning programme has been written by experienced practice nurse educators for practice nurses. The course has been professionally accredited by the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) and is academically accredited by Middlesex University, 20 credits at level 6.

Who is it for?

  • Registered adult nurses
  • Nurses entering general practice for the first time
  • Practice nurses wishing to update their skills following a break
  • Those on a career path within a practice or those who are nurses in another field and looking to follow a career in practice nursing.

How does it work?

The programme is made up of various components:

  • Eight online units with multiple-choice questions
  • Two face-to-face taught days
  • One practice-based competency document
  • One 4,000 word written project.

What does it cover?

  • Finding your feet in general practice
  • General treatment room skills
  • Emergency situations
  • Immunisations and vaccinations
  • Long-term conditions
  • Sexual health
  • Mental health
  • Career development

Entry requirements:

  • Be a registered adult nurse
  • Have placement time within a practice with an appropriate contract/agreement
  • Be supported within practice by being given time to attend both taught days
  • Be supported within practice by being assigned an experienced practice nurse who mentor the student and sign off the competency document
  • Have a good level of English

 What does it cost? 

The cost of the programme is £850 plus VAT for the one year course. Please note that block booking discounts can be negotiated.

To find out more about our GPN Training Programme or to ask any questions, please visit Londonwide LMCs learning hub or contact the Programme Manager on nursetraining@lmc.org.uk