Advanced Pain Management with Prescriptive Authority

University College Dublin


Course Name Advanced Pain Management with Prescriptive Authority
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X719
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 2021.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: August 2021.

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.

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Duration 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+• Hold active registration on a division of the professional register maintained by the NMBI or be eligible for such registration as required for individual pathways

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


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Course Content

Expand+MSc Advanced Pain Management with Prescriptive Authority.

The MSc Advanced Pain Management with Prescriptive Authority is a programme comprised of nine taught modules and one integrated clinical practicum and one advanced clinical practicum. The ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Structure
This is a two year programme, with two trimesters in year one and three trimesters in year two.

Year One
• Leadership & Organisational Dynamics (Autumn Trimester)
• Pain Management (Autumn Trimester)
• Acute and Pers...

Assessment Method Assessments are varied (Algorithm, Case Studies, MCQ, OSLER, Dissertation) throughout the programme. In addition, students complete pain placements in year one and across varied clinical settings as part of their Advanced Clinical Practicum, trimester one in year two. Students also maintain a clinical portfolio, which outlines the learning goals and objectives for personal development towards advanced practice.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries to:
Paul Masterson
Senior Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6448

Academic Enquiries:
Professor Laserina O' Connor
Programme Director
C123, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6460
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