Childrens Cancer Nursing

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Childrens Cancer Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X683
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor 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: Sept. 2019
Application Date How to apply
Applications are made online through UCD Applications. ​Applicants may be required to undertake an interview (either face-to-face or via telecommunication) as part of the admission process.

Please note that all applicants are required to pay a €50 application fee. Your application cannot be processed fully unless the application fee has been paid.
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Duration 1 year part-time. This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into two semesters.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+•Applicants must hold a primary degree in Nursing (or equivalent in related discipline)/APEL consideration if no degree

•Applicants must be entered onto the appropriate division of the Nurses Register maintained by An Bord Altranais (be regist...

Comment This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into two semesters.

Assessments are varied (assignments/short examination questions/MCQ/case presentation and clinical assessments (Clinical Competency Assessment Tool, Clinical Learning Outcomes, a practical examination (OSCE)) and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the semesters.
Course Content

Expand+Who is the programme for?
The programme is aimed at advancing the registered nurse’s repertoire of knowledge and skills in the care of children with cancer; it is particularly aimed at preparing the nurse to assume the role of clinical nurse speci...

Subjects Taught List of specialist modules:
•Fundamentals of Cancer
•Psychological Impact of Chronic Illness
•Children’s Cancer Nursing
•Clinical Practicum (Children's Cancer)
Assessment Method Assessments are varied (assignments/short examination questions/MCQ/case presentation and clinical assessments (Clinical Competency Assessment Tool, Clinical Learning Outcomes, a practical examination (OSCE)) and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the semesters.
Number of Credits 30 credits
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers/where can I go?
Possessing a broad and deep understanding of the theory and skills required for caring for children with cancer, you will be well positioned to work in a variety of settings specialising in this area both nationally and inter...

Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Tony Kynes
Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6491
t.kynes@ucd.ie

Academic Enquiries:
Dr Patricia Fox
Lecturer
B219, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6476
Patricia.Fox@ucd.ie
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