Nursing - Neonatal Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Neonatal Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKW09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date August 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

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Duration 1 year Part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+There are 11 clinical pathways to the degree of Masters in Nursing, all of which have an exit route available for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing. The pathways to degree of Masters including Postgraduate Diploma exit route are all avai...

Course Content

Expand+This is a pathway of the MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing designed to meet the needs of nurses working in neonatal care who wish to undergo a specialist programme. The programme facilitates students to become more knowledgeable and skilled in neon...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Theory modules
NU6005 Research Methods (10 credits)*
NU6053 Ethics for Specialist Practice (5 credits)*
NU6070 Practice Enhancement for Nursing and Midwifery (10 credits)*
NU6150 Nursing Management of Neonates (10 ...

Assessment Method Assessment includes assignments, presentations, end of year exams, on-line activities and competency assessment of clinical practice.
Careers or Further Progression On completion of the postgraduate diploma, students can progress to an MSc in Nursing.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. Rhona O'Connell
00 353 21 4901466

Sheila Hedderman
00 353 21 4901560
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