Medicine & Health - National Foundation Module in Critical Care

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - National Foundation Module in Critical Care
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code NU5098
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Orientation Date: 7th September 2020 9.00 to 18.00 Full Day Venue BHSC ; Course runs from 7th September 2020 to 4th March 2021.
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Duration 26-week duration, with intakes in each Semesters 1, 2 and 3.

Class Dates:

Class Dates Vanue
23rd October 2020 9.00-17.00 BHSC
7th January 2021 9.00-17.00 BHSC

Assignment submissions Nov 13th 2020, Dec 4th 2020 and 7th Jan 2021.

Clinical Competency Achievement submission 4th March 2021.
Course Fee The fee for this module is €1,000.

NU5098 module is funded (incl. application fee) for HSE employed nurses only who are currently working in ICU or will be working in an ICU for the duration of the module (26 weeks).

All other applicants (Non-HSE employees) are subject to the module fee of €1000.
Entry Requirements

Expand+This module is open to practicing nurses meeting the following requirements:

Applicants must be practising nurses with evidence of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

Evidence that registration with ...

Course Content

The Foundations in Critical Care Nursing module aims to build upon and advance the repertoire of knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values in the promotion of competence in the nurses’ clinical practice in critical care nursing....

Subjects Taught

Expand+The online theoretical module consists of six units of study.

Unit 1: Care of the patient with altered respiratory function
Unit 2. Care of the patient with altered cardiovascular function
Unit 3: Care of the patient with altered renal function ...

Assessment Method Practicalities
The Module will be assessed by means of a formal MCQ, a case study presentation and attainment of clinical competencies as evidenced in the students’ clinical competency booklet.

The MCQ and the Case study presentation will be online. Attainment of clinical competencies is achieved while in clinical practice.

Other Clinical simulations/scenarios); 2 x 2hr(s) Lectures; Other (Peer on-line discussions, e-activities and self-directed learning).
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries Contact details
For Content Queries: Dr. Seán Kelleher (National Foundation Module Coordinator)
+353 (0)21 490 1477

Anna O Leary
+353 21 490 1483

CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.
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