Nursing - Cancer Nursing - Colorectal

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Cancer Nursing - Colorectal
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X689
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: January 2023
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date 30 July 2022

The official closing date is July 30th, however, as places on the programme are subject to clinical placements which are limited, you are advised to have all of the required documentation submitted by July 1st.


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Duration 1 trimester part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Hold a Graduate/Higher Diploma in Cancer Nursing (different strand)
Applicants must hold a primary degree in Nursing (or equivalent in related discipline)

Applicants must be entered onto the appropriate division of the Nurses Register maintained ...

Course Content

Expand+The programme will enhance your existing knowledge and skills in caring for patients with malignant and benign colorectal conditions.

The programme is aimed at advancing the registered nurse’s repertoire of knowledge and skills in the care of pa...

Subjects Taught This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into two trimesters. Assessments are varied (assignments/short examination questions/MCQ/case presentations and clinical assessments, (Clinical Competency Assessment Tool, Clinical Learning Outcomes) and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the trimesters.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Possessing a broad and deep understanding of the theory and skills required for caring for patients with colorectal conditions, you will be well positioned to work in a variety of settings specialising in this area both nationally and internationally...

Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Tony Kynes
Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6491

Academic Enquiries:
Dr Patricia Fox
Programme Director
B219, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6476
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