Advanced Pain Management

University College Dublin


Course Name Advanced Pain Management
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X720
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2018
Application Date Closing Date: 1st August 2018

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 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+•Applicants must be active registered health care professionals

•Applicants must have acquired a level 8 academic award in health or allied health care discipline

•Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years post-registration clinical exper...

Comment The American Society Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) has awarded international affiliate to this programme. The Irish Pain Society (Chapter IASP) has provided a scholarship for the student with the highest academic achievement.
Course Content

Expand+This programme was developed in collaboration with Mater Miserciordiae University Hospital (MMUH) and the specialist pain modules will be facilitated by Professor Laserina O’Connor and colleagues in the Department of Pain Medicine, MMUH.

The pr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Structure
This is a two year programme, with two semesters in year one and two semesters in year two. Assessments are varied (Algorithm, Case Study, MCQ, OSLER, Action Research (AR) Dissertation) throughout the programme. In addition, stud...

Assessment Method Assessments are varied (Algorithm, Case Study, MCQ, OSLER, Action Research (AR) Dissertation) throughout the programme.
Number of Credits Year 1 60
Year 2 45
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Bernadette Manley
Senior Executive Assistant
B213, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6499

Academic Enquiries:
Professor Laserina O' Connor
B115, CD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6460
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