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Continuing Professional Education Modules (CPE)

Continuing Professional Education Modules (CPE)

  • Applications are open - Academic year 2021/2022

  • Our application system has been upgraded to an online application process and we cannot accept paper applications. 

  • Closing Date for applications - *Wednesday 21st July 2021*

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery - Continuing Professional Education modules, which are listed below. The modules are offered to support the adult and flexible learning needs of nurses and midwives and can be undertaken without registering for a full postgraduate nursing programme. Students can take up to two modules of study without enrolling on a full programme. Programme enrolment occurs each Aug/Sept PROGRAMME FEES APPLY
Modules successfully completed by students have designated ECT credits and if students subsequently register for a postgraduate programme of which these modules are part of, they may apply to the University for exemptions for the completed modules and carry grades forward.
The modules listed below are offered on Tuesdays during Autumn and Spring semesters.  PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE CPE Modules will be offered on Wednesdays** Some modules will only be offered when sufficient numbers of students are registered for those modules, per semester. You will need to contact the office in advance of each academic semester to inform that you are registered for a CPE module, and to receive details on schedules, times and location of when modules are taught.

Autumn Semester CPE Modules Brochure

Programmes Commence September 2021

The purpose of this module is to provide the student with the opportunity to develop their competence
and expertise in respiratory nursing assessment apply                
The purpose of this module is to help students to learn about and develop an understanding of the social, political, ethical and personal context of the research process apply                 
The purpose of this module is to explore the evolving healthcare environment in providing a caring, person centred approach, in leading and managing practice development apply                                           
The purpose of this module is to provide opportunities for participants to enhance knowledge that will inform their practice in palliative care apply                          
The purpose of this module is to prepare practitioners to meet the needs of people with various types of dementia as identified in local, national and international policies and strategies and within the changing demography of people with dementia apply                         
The purpose of this module is to explore the principles of primary and community care in a dynamic healthcare environment apply  
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and expertise regarding the principles underpinning peri-operative nursing at specialist/advanced practice levels *(Students must complete this module before applying for module - NS6082 MANAGING AND CO-ORDINATING PERIOPERATIVE NURSING)*  apply          
The purpose of this module is to provide students with the theoretical basis for assessing the psychosocial needs of clients and an understanding of the theories underpinning psychosocial care apply              
The purpose of this module is to enable health professionals to develop a comprehensive understanding of perinatal mental health problems and their impact on infants and families, during pregnancy and within one year of birth apply    
                                
The purpose of this module is to provide students/healthcare professionals with the specialist knowledge and skills necessary to respond to diverse and holistic needs of older people and changing care environments apply 
 
The purpose of this module explores infection control measures necessary to prevent and manage the spread of illnesses and identify appropriate infection control measures apply    

Spring Semester CPE Modules Brochure

Programmes Commence January 2022

 

 

The purpose of this module is to provide students with an opportunity to critically appraise and evaluate current infection prevention and control practice approaches, whilst preparing to champion and lead infection prevention and control best practice in the workplace apply    
 
The purpose of this module is to help students develop an advanced understanding of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by health care professionals when providing culturally competent care apply                                                             
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and expertise regarding the principles underpinning peri-operative nursing at specialist/advanced practice levels. *This module builds on module (NS6091 PRINCIPLES UNDERPINNING PERIOPERATIVE NURSING) and is underpinned by a belief that you, as a student, will bring knowledge, practice skills and expertise that can be further developed* apply  
 
The purpose of this module explores the concept of quality and safety in healthcare in promoting quality patient outcomes apply
 
The purpose of this module is to develop and enhance students' knowledge and skills to implement evidence-based psychosocial interventions across a range of mental health settings. *This module builds on module (NS6101 THEORIES OF PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENT AND CARE) and is underpinned by a belief that you, as a student, will bring knowledge, practice skills and expertise that can be further developed* apply                     
The purpose of this module is to develop knowledge/skills to facilitate practitioners to use therapeutic engagement at specialist/ advanced levels in nursing/midwifery practice apply                    
The purpose of this module is to provide the practitioner with the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise nursing people with dementia apply                       
The purpose of this module is to provide opportunities for participants to develop  knowledge informing therapeutic interventions in the provision of holistic  palliative care apply                     
The purpose of this module is to provide nurses operating at either specialist or
advanced practice levels with the knowledge and skills to lead, organise and deliver
therapeutic interventions and support so that they can operate as autonomous
practitioners apply
         
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with the opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in the provision of care to the older person apply          
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to organise, lead and deliver therapeutic interventions to support people with a tracheostomy and their family apply                                                           
The purpose of this module is to facilitate midwives and other health care professionals to work more effectively with bereaved parents and their families experiencing perinatal loss apply                                             
The purpose of this module is to provide the students with the knowledge and skills to critically appraise and develop their role as a practitioner in health promotion in healthcare practice in a variety of settings apply                      
The purpose of this module is to provide the knowledge, education and training in the area of risk assessment and safety planning, which is essential for all healthcare professionals working with individuals experiencing mental health difficulties apply        
 
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  • CPE Modules 2021/2022

  • Cost of CPE Modules (see UL fees) 

  • For more detailed  information on these modules please contact HERE

 
Contact Details:

Department of Nursing and Midwifery
Health Sciences Building
University of Limerick.

Email: nm@ul.ie / Website: www.ul.ie/nm