Decontamination of Reusable Invasive Medical Devices

TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus


Course Name Decontamination of Reusable Invasive Medical Devices
Course Provider TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TA_SMRED_C
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Minor TU Dublin Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Online applications for our September courses are now open.

Key Dates:
Academic Year Begins: 02 September 2019
Teaching Commences (Winter Semester): 16 September 2019
Teaching Commences (Spring Semester): 27 January 2020
Academic Year Ends: 15 June 2020
Application Date For queries on the application process
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Duration 2 Semesters
This Minor award is typically run over two academic semesters in one academic year.

Course Timetable
The course consists of lectures which are delivered online and practical workshops (practical workshop 2-3 days towards the end of semester) which are carried out in IT- Tallaght. Normally the course is completed over a 2 semester period.
Course Fee Please see link to course fee for details.
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Entry Requirements This is a level 6 Minor award. Mature students over 23 are eligible. Applicants will already be employed in the RIMD decontamination units in hospitals. All applicants must have competence in written and spoken English. Generally, it is expected that the applicants will be working in hospitals or related sectors.
Financial Support Social Welfare
If your sole income is derived from Social Welfare payments, or if you are the dependent of a person with such, you may be eligible for a reduction in the tuition fees payable to TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus for Professional Institute and undergraduate programmes.
Course Content

Expand+Who is this course for?
This course was designed after extensive consultation for hospital staff working in RIMD units and also staff working in relevant medical supply companies. This program will provide the scientific background behind and practi...

Subjects Taught Course Information
Microbiology theory (online)
Microbiology Workshop (in TU Dublin Tallaght)
Biodecontamination –RIMD (online)
Biodecontamination – RIMD workshop (in TU Dublin Tallaght)
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Participants on this program are typically employed in the Hospital or related sector. On successful completion of this Minor Award candidates may progress to complete the major award program Higher Certificate in Contamination Control and Asepsis for the Healthcare Sector.
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Please contact or phone the Lifelong Learning Team @ 01-4042101