Contemporary Issues & Quality Improvement in Gerontological Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Contemporary Issues & Quality Improvement in Gerontological Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code NU6307
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: Runs from 30th March – 18th May 2020
Application Date Closing Date: 18th of October 2019
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Duration Duration: 200hr(s) Other (Online Learning: Discussion Board Preparation and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning).
Course Fee €900 plus €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Applicants must be qualified Nurses registered with the regulatory body in their country of residence. Applicants must have a primary degree, Level 8 or equivalent.

Applicants who are under 23 years of age must satisfy the minimum...

Course Content

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Critically explore the challenges of an aging society and the challenges faced in Gerontological nursing practice.

Critically examine the concept of person centred prac...

Subjects Taught Module Content:
Current trends and issues in ageing, complexities and challenges of nursing older people, person centred approaches to care, promotion of positive ageing, evolution of gerontological nursing, development of specialist gerontological nurse practitioners, practice development, quality initiatives in gerontological nursing.
Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (Online Presentation) 120 marks; Online activities - 80 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries Contact details
For Content Queries: Dr. Teresa Wills
+ 353 21 490 1472

For Application Queries:
+353 (0)21 4903224
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