Nursing - Emergency Nursing

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Nursing - Emergency Nursing
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 113550 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Atlantic Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Duration 1 year, part-time.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements

-Registered general nurses-NMBI

-Currently employed in a HSE or HSE funded Emergency Department for the duration of the programme Also open to non-HSE staff working in an Emergency Department
Course Content

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Emergency department nursing is a specialty where nurses need to be competent in caring for patients that present suddenly and acutely unwell. There is a need to develop additional clinical expertise among emergency nurses. Th...

Subjects Taught YEAR ONE


Emergency Medicine Foundation Mandatory 1
Clinical Placement Emergency Medicine Nursing Mandatory 1
Number of Credits 20 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways

The main employers are:

Private Healthcare
Allied Healthcare
Primary Healthcare
Graduate Careers

Graduate careers typically include:

Clinical Specialism
Advance Practice
Clinical Nurse Management
Further Enquiries Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303

Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308
Location Letterkenny Campus
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