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 expertise in the area of prescriptive authority.
The course is first and foremost about making a difference, and has provided the opportunity for nurses and midwives to expand their roles to meet the needs of patients and service users within their area of expertise. The course will also enhance your professional capacity so that services are more patient-focused, thereby delivering better outcomes.
The Certificate Nurse/Midwife Prescribing is a six-month full-time course consisting of11 days theory and a practical element of 96 hours achieved through mentorship in the clinical setting. The clinical element of the course is provided in your specific clinical practice area with instruction and supervision from a dedicated medical practitioner who will act as your mentor.
Fitness to Practise
Commencing with the 2013/2014 intake, this programme will be subject to the University's Fitness to Practise Policy - full details may be found here
Course Code: CKU07 Full-time
Course Title: Nurse Prescribing
College: Medicine and Health
Duration: 6 months Full-time
Teaching Mode: Full-time
NFQ Level: Level 8
Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU FEE EUR 3,000 (per academic year)
2016 Entry Requirements: To apply for this course, you will be a registered nurse or midwife on the live register of An Bord AltranaisSee also detailed entry requirements below
Closing Date: 16th June 2017
Next Intake: September 2017
The Certificate Nurse/Midwife Prescribing is a six-month full-time course consisting of11 days theory and a practical element of 96 hours achieved through mentorship in the clinical setting. The clinical element of the course.is provided in your specific clinical practice area with instruction and supervision from a dedicated medical practitioner who will act as your mentor.
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
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 structuredlong examination recordexamination (OSLER).
Application for this programme is on-line at http://www.pac.ie/ucc. For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply.
For full details of the application procedure click here. Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary information form as part of the applications process for this programme. This form is available to view from herecku07supplementaryquestion (129kB) (60kB)All required documentation must either uploaded to your online application or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway
Students will also be requested to complete a Site Declaration Form, click on the following link to previewSiteDeclaration2014 (76kB)