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, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Sem 1 - 18th September 2023
Sem 2 - 5th Feb 2024
Application Date CLOSING DATE
(1) 30th June 2023
(2) 31st October 2023
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Duration 26-Weeks Duration online, with intakes both Semester I & II 2023/24

This module is delivered on-line/blended via on campus/clinical site workshops and lectures.
Course Fee The fee for this module is €1,000.

NU5098 module is funded for HSE employed nurses only who are currently working in ICU and will be working in an ICU for the duration of the module (26 weeks). Nurses in private hospitals are self-funded or may seek private funding.

No applications fee for HSE employed nurses.

All other applicants (Non-HSE employees) are subject to the module fee of €1,000.
Entry Requirements

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

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

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Course Summary 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.
Course Content

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of normal anatomy and physiology and its application to disordered function.

Critically evaluate and apply available k...

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 func...

Assessment Method

Expand+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...

Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries For Content Queries: Dr. Seán Kelleher (National Foundation Module Co-ordinator)
+353 (0)21 490 1477

Anna O Leary
+353 21 490 1483
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