Diabetes Nursing

University College Dublin


Course Name Diabetes Nursing
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X548 X749
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
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 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.

Closing Date: 31st July 2019.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 Years Part-Time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
• All applicants must hold a primary degree in Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent and be engaged in relevant clinical practice with an appropriate client group
• All applicants must be entered onto the appropriate division o...

Comment Information Technology
Blackboard, a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that supports online learning and teaching, is used extensively. The clinical placements provide students with excellent opportunities to learn from experts in other hospitals and/or within their own hospitals; students attend multidisciplinary lectures and tutorials and engage in supervised practice in order to develop and refine specific clinical skills.
Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Diabetes Care
The Graduate Diploma Diabetes Care course aims to build upon and advance the registered nurses/midwives repertoire of knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional values within the chosen field of diabetes care.


Subjects Taught

Expand+Core Modules:
•Nursing Knowledge Philosophy and Practice (Semester 1)
•(Download dates for on-campus lectures)
•Research Methods Applied to Healthcare (Semester 2)
•(Download dates for on-campus lectures)

Specialist Modules:

Careers or Further Progression Careers / where can I go?
The Graduate Diploma in Diabetes Care provides you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills required to manage a defined case load, working unsupervised and using specialist diabetes nursing/midwifery skills to assess the needs of the person with diabetes and to plan, implement, document and evaluate care. Many graduates also proceed to assume CNM/Educational/Clinical Facilitator roles.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Lucia Suchorova
Executive Assistant
Room B105
+353 1 716 6448

Academic Enquiries:
Professor Laserina O'Connor
Room B115
+353 1 716 6460
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