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Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing)

Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing)

The Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife) Prescribing aims to prepare nurses/midwives as independent prescribers enabling them to provide patients with effective access to medications, and expands the role of nurses and midwives in progressing the health care needs of the future.

We are now enrolling for January 2018 Intake please ‚ÄčDownload our brochure for more information.

Closing Date for Applications is 1st November 2017

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER 1

NS5251 - Professional, Ethical, Legal and Interpersonal Dimensions to Nurse/Midwife Prescribing

NS5271 - Systematic Assessment and Evaluation in Patient Care

NS5261 - Drug Action and Prescribing

NS5281 - Clinical Practicum in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing 1

 

SEMESTER 2

NS5282 - Clinical Practicum in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing 2

 

Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing)

Cohort: January 2018 Schedule*

Closing Date for submission of application: November 1st  2017

Attendance required for Orientation day in January 2018. Date to be confirmed.

 

UL Attendance Required:

Blended Learning

 

Week 1:              January  24th and 25th

Week 2:              February 1st

Week 4:              February 15th

Week 6:              March 1st

Week 8:              March 15th

Week 9:              March 22nd

Week 11:            April 5th

Week 12:           April 12th

Week 14:          April 25th

 

1 Exam Day To Be Confirmed  December 2014

 

Week 2:        January 31st

Week 3:        February 7th and 8th

Week 4:        February 14th

Week 5:        February 21st and 22nd

Week 6:        February 28th

Week 7:        March 7th and 8th

Week 8:        March 14th

Week 9:        March 21st

Week 10:      March 28th and 29th

Week 11:      April 4th

Week 12:      April 11th

Week 13:      April 18th and 19th

Week 14th:   April 26th

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

  1. Registration as nurse or midwife on the live register of Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  2. Minimum of 3 years post-registration clinical experience (The required clinical practice experience must have been gained within the past 5 years with at least one year in the area in which prescribing is proposed and excludes time spent undertaking further post registration programmes)
  3. Possession of competencies recognised at Level 8 of the NQAI framework
  4. Demonstration of continuous professional development and the ability to study at level 8
  5. Support from employer and complete Site Declaration form, signed by the Director of Nursing/Midwifery/Public Health
  6. Nomination and confirmation of a designated medical practitioner mentor (completed site declaration form signed by the Medical practitioner/Mentor) who will provide the student with supervision support and opportunities including shadowing opportunities during the period of the programme.

 

For Application Forms

Apply to the 

Undergraduate Admissions Office

Tel:  061 202015

Email:  admissions@ul.ie 

Web Address:   www.ul.ie/admissions

Jill Murphy
Course Director
Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Faculty of Education and Health Sciences
University of Limerick
Email: jill.murphy@ul.ie
Tel: +353-61-233655