This pathway is designed for experienced child healthcare practitioners who wish to advance their clinical practice, develop their professional career and enhance their knowledge of research and evidence-based healthcare.
The pathway builds on your existing skills and experience to enable you to lead and support the development and subsequent delivery of evidence-based practice. It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of research methods and methodologies, use theoretical concepts from nursing and other disciplines to generate researchable questions focused around child healthcare, develop a scientific basis for examining child healthcare practice, use the skills of critical reflection, and understand the political context of healthcare and how it influences practice. It is a suitable programme for practitioners from a wide variety of child healthcare areas.
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Dr Edward Purssell
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Typically students take one year to complete a certificate, two years for a diploma and three years for an MSc. Maximum of six years PT.
Waterloo and Guy's campuses.
Nurse specialist, consultant nurse.
Year of entry 2013