Nursing - Gerontological Nursing

University College Cork

 

Course Name Nursing - Gerontological Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDNG
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 29 August 2022
Closing Date: 3 June 2022
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 3 June 2022.

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Duration Year 1 Full-time (PG Diploma); Year 2 Part-time (Masters)

This programme will be taught online. All Students will be initially registered for the postgraduate diploma in nursing full time. If a student wishes to progress to the masters they will be registered for the 2nd year part time.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €7,130 (PG Diploma, Year 1); €2,630 (Masters, Year 2) .

The Non-EU fee for this course is €14,400 (PG Diploma, Year 1); €5,000 (Masters, Year 2).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+There are 7 clinical pathways to the degree of Masters in Nursing, all of which have an exit route available for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing. The pathways to degree of Masters including Postgraduate Diploma exit route are all avail...

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This programme will be taught online. All Students will be initially registered for the postgraduate diploma in nursing full time. If a student wishes to progress to the masters they will be registered for the 2...

Course Content

Expand+The philosophy underpinning this course values the concept of positive ageing and the unique individual characteristics of the older person. The course seeks to validate this through the development of expert gerontological nursing to meet the comple...

Subjects Taught

Expand+PATHWAY 3: GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING

COURSE CONTENT
Theory modules (blended learning):

NU6005 Evidence Based practice for Health professionals (10 credits)
NU6053 Professional, Ethical and Legal Decision-making in Specialist practice (5 credits)...

Assessment Method A range of assessments are used throughout the programme including written assignments, online activities (E.activities) and a Competency book is completed for the practice modules.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This course will give registered general nurses, registered intellectual disability nurses and registered psychiatric nurses knowledge and skills to work as a member of the older-adult team in a variety of gerontological settings to meet the complex needs of older people.
Further Enquiries Patricia Fehin
P.fehin@ucc.ie
T: 021 4901625
http://www.ucc.ie/en/nursingmidwifery/

Sheila Hedderman
E:sheila.hedderman@ucc.ie
T: +353(0) 21 490 1560
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