Introduction to General Practice
This course is for qualified healthcare professionals who are new to general practice.
The Introduction to General Practice module comprises of a range of learning units to prepare you for general practice.
A programme of blended learning has been designed for nurses and allied healthcare professionals new to general practice and includes live webinars and self directed learning that can be accessed as recorded presentations by experts in the field.
The course bundle includes 10 modules with learning units and encourages practice nurses to develop basic skills. It links to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP, 2012) General Practice Nurse Competencies.
This course aims to equip you with the core knowledge and skills to work in general practice.
Have a UK or overseas degree from a recognised institution or equivalent professional or other qualification.
Hold professional registration with the NMC, HCPC, GMC or Allied Health Professional Body or Council are encouraged to have an identified mentor in general practice to complete competencies.
Work-based learning is central to the course. This approach allows you to manage and actively shape your own learning in the workplace, with the support of nurse mentors and primary care workforce tutors.
Some of the learning units require completion of the pre -requisite ELFH modules to be completed before the live zoom session
There are 10 modules which include :
Plus you also get:
Free place on the Chronic Disease Update course.
6-months access to complete the course.
Meet the Lecturers
Jeshni Amblum Almer
.Course Director MA Health Law and Ethics
CQC Inspector, Practice Manager and Director PCMS
Cardiology specialist nurse and Tahira Lubnan, clinical Pharmacist
Diabetes Specialist Nurse
ARTP qualified respiratory specialist nurse and Emelia Kwakye -Sake
Dr Hayley Jenkins
GP and FSRSH Women’s Health
Senior Lecturer in Primary Care
Dr Leah Brennan
Dr Balu Pitchiah
Dr Vasavan Agambaram
Clinical Pharmacist; Daisy Mupfumira, Specialist substance abuse nurse
Head of Safeguarding NHS England