Nursing - Peri-Operative Nursing

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Peri-Operative Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X551
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022.
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 full-time.
Course Fee Please note that UCD fees are subject to change annually. The fees shown include the student centre levy which must be paid by all students.

Application Fee:
Please note that all applicants are required to pay the €50 application fee. Your application cannot be processed fully unless the application fee has been paid.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+- Hold a Primary Degree in Nursing or equivalent in a related discipline or apply for Recognition of Prior Learning

- Be entered onto the general division of the Nurses Register maintained by NMBI

- Have a minimum of two year’s post-registrat...


Expand+Documents to be submitted with your application:

Original transcript(s) including date and grading of degree award (non UCD Graduates only) & notarised English translations where relevant

A current photocopy of NMBI registration

Copy of Birt...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Peri-operative Nursing.

Peri-operative nursing requires an advanced knowledge base, skilled assessment, prompt intervention and ongoing evaluation. This programme is designed to provide nurses with an opportunity to develop, enhan...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme structure
Running over one calendar year as a full time programme or over two years as a part time programme.

The one year programme has a three-semester specialist training programme consisting of six modules of study. The modular stru...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers/where can I go?
With the Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Peri-operative Nursing) students have the requisite knowledge and clinical skills to work in a wide variety of peri-operative care settings, both in Ireland and internationally.
Further Enquiries Academic Enquiries
John Gilmore
Programme Director

General Enquiries
Paul Masterson
Senior Executive Assistant
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