Nursing ICU

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing ICU
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X547
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Colsing date: 01 August 2020

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

• Nurse applicants:...

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Duration X547: 1 year full-time
X745: 2 years part-time

This is a 60 ECTS programme which can be taken over 1 year full time or 2 years part time. The academic year runs from September to May and is broken down into two trimesters.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+• All applicants must hold a primary degree in Nursing (or equivalent in related discipline)/RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) consideration if no degree

• All applicants must be entered onto the appropriate division of the Nurses Register m...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma Critical Care Nursing: Intensive Care
Critical care nursing requires an advanced knowledge base, skilled assessment, prompt intervention and ongoing evaluation in order to care for the critically ill with complex needs. The critica...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme structure
Core Modules:
• NMHS43260 Nursing Knowledge Philosophy and Practice (Autumn Trimester, 10 ECTS)
• NMHS43270 Research Methods Applied to Healthcare (Spring Trimester, 10 ECTS)

Specialist Modules:
• NMHS42630 Core Co...

Assessment Method Assessments are varied (assignments/short examination questions/MCQ/case presentation/practical examination) and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the trimesters.
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers/where can I go?
The Graduate Diploma Critical Care Nursing: Intensive Care provides you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills required for caring for the critically ill. The key knowledge and skills gained on this Programme will also enable you to innovate and lead in your area of practice in Critical Care.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Dr. Asmahan McCambridge
Programme Manager
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6490

Academic Enquiries:
Ms Katie Wedgeworth
B206, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6447
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