Nurse Prescribing

University College Cork


Course Name Nurse Prescribing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CNMP
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 14 September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 3 June 2022.

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Duration 6 Months full-time
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €3,130.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
Registration as a nurse or midwife on the live register of the Nursing and Midwifery Bord of Ireland

Minimum of 3 years post-registration clinical experience (the required clinical practice experience must have been gained with...

Course Content

Expand+The Certificate Nurse/Midwife Prescribing will give you the theoretical and practical knowledge to be competent in medication management. The course complies with the statutory, professional and interdisciplinary framework for the development of expe...

Subjects Taught Students take 30 credits as follows:
- GP5000 Systematic Assessment and Evaluation in Patient Care (10 credits)
- NU5048 Professional, Ethical and Legal Practice, Communication Aspects of Prescribing and Clinical Practicum (10 credits)
- PF5011 Drug Action and Prescribing (10 credits)

For further information see our postgraduate calendar.
Assessment Method This course is student-centred. Methods of teaching range from online activities to lectures, tutorials and laboratory work. The course will develop self-directed learning through assignment writing, case-study presentation and observed structured long examination record examination (OSLER).
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Nurse/Midwife Prescribing offers the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills and a knowledge base to inform evidence-based practice.
Further Enquiries Rena Creedon
+ 353 21 490 1495

Ms Caroline Brady Nevin
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