Peri-Operative Nursing

University College Dublin


Course Name 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
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

X551 Grad Dip
X713 Grad Cert
Application Date 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.
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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-registration ex...


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+Who is the programme for?
This Programme is for nurses who have a primary degree (or equivalent) in nursing or a related discipline with at least two year’s post-registration experience with one year’s experience in the peri-operative environmen...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme structure
Running over one calendar-year, this three-semester specialist training programme consists of six modules of study. The modular structure offers flexibility and ease-of-access in order to best meet the educational needs of ...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression 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 General Enquiries:
Ms Lucia Suchorova
Executive Assistant
Room B1.05
+353 1 716 6448

Academic Enquiries:
Ms Tara Breen
Room B2.07
+353 1 716 6423
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