Nursing - Midwifery - Maternal Critical Care

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Midwifery - Maternal Critical Care
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X843
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (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: September 2022
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 24 August 2021

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Duration 1 year part-time
The programme commences in the Autumn Trimester. Lectures are delivered on a monthly basis requiring 3 days attendance in combination with E-tivities. In the Spring Trimester, students will be offered a series of clinical skill acquisition workshops and simulations requiring one day's attendance on a monthly basis over four separate occasions.
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Entry Requirements The Professional Certificate Maternal Critical Care is open to nursing and midwifery practitioners who are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Candidates should have at least three years’ experience in a relevant clinical area. In addition, it is essential that they are involved in the direct care of childbearing women. Candidates should hold an appropriate level 8 qualification, or equivalent.
Course Content

Expand+The Professional Certificate Maternal Critical Care is offered on a part-time basis over one calender year. The programme will equip maternity care staff with the necessary knowledge and skills to provide critical maternity care.

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Subjects Taught

Expand+The programme is offered on a part-time basis over one calendar year. The first trimester concentrates on theory and focuses on the conditions that give rise to critical illness, rapid deterioration and emergencies during pregnancy, childbirth and t...

Careers or Further Progression The programme will afford students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills when caring for critically ill women. Students will also enhance their knowledge and skills for meeting the ongoing care needs of women in contemporary maternity care.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Paul Masterson
Senior Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre

Academic Enquiries:
Margaret Folan
Assistant Professor
B3.28, UCD Health Science Centre
+353 1 716 6435
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