Pain Management

University College Dublin


Course Name Pain Management
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X714
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ProfCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2021
Application Date Closing Date: 31st August 2021

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.
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Duration 1 trimester part-time
The programme is delivered over one trimester (September – December) and has a clinical component.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+•Be registered as professional nurses or midwives on a live register
•Have a primary degree or higher in nursing or a related subject, or hold an equivalent qualification
•Provide evidence of continuing professional development
•RPL can be...

Course Content

Expand+Professional Certificate Pain Management
The Professional Certificate Pain Management is a programme comprised of one taught module with an integrated supervised clinical practicum. The programme consists of 10 ECTS credits at Level 9 and is a stan...

Number of Credits The module is entitled Pain Management (10 ECTS).
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This UCD accredited professional certificate will provide recipients with professional currency and credibility in the clinical setting. Students will be offered a rewarding educational experience which you can apply directly in clinical practice.

In addition, this programme (10 credits) is part of the pain pathway for the Graduate Diploma Pain Management /MSc Advanced Pain Management /Prescriptive Authority.
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Paul Masterson
Senior Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6448

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