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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.


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Applications are now open - Closing date 9th November

 

 

 

 

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) Programme Department of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Limerick Timetable Academic Year 2020/21

Spring Semester 2021

 

Programme runs from Jan 25th, 2021 to July 25th, 2021

 

As this is a programme leading to eligibility to register on a division of the Register of Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland,

attendance is mandatory

Week

Dates

E-learning Provision (asynchronous)

Dates

Online/face-to-face

live Teaching (synchronous)

1

 

Wednesday January 27th

1

 

Thursday January 28th

2

Wednesday February 3rd

Thursday February 4th

3

Wednesday February 10th

Thursday February 11th

4

Wednesday February 17th

 

4

Thursday February 18th

 

5

Wednesday February 24th

Thursday February 25th

6

Wednesday March 3rd

Thursday March 4th

7

Wednesday March 10th

Thursday March 11th

8

Wednesday March 17th

 

8

Thursday March 18th

 

9

Wednesday March 24th

Thursday March 25th

10

Wednesday March 31st

 

10

Thursday April 1st

 

11

Wednesday April 7th

 

11

Thursday April 8th

 

12

Wednesday April 14th

Thursday April 15th

13

Wednesday April 21st

 

13

Thursday April 22nd

 

14

Wednesday April 28th

Thursday April 29th

 

1-14

Clinical Practice Weeks

January 25th - May 2nd

15-26

Clinical Practice Weeks

May 3rd – July 25th

Provisional timetable – may be subject to change

 

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.

 

Application Forms

APPLICATIONS are now open - Closing Date 9th November
  

Undergraduate Admissions Office

Link to Application

Tel:  061 202015

 

Dr Liz Kingston
Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Health Sciences Building
University of Limerick
email: liz.kingston@ul.ie
Phone: +353-61-202818

Website: www.ul.ie/nm