Nursing - Critical Care Nursing

MSc Critical Care Nursing X726

This programme is designed for holders of Graduate Diplomas in the following specialities: Critical Care–Intensive Care, Critical Care-Cardiovascular, Heart Failure Nursing, Paediatric Critical Care and Peri-Operative Nursing.

Holders of Level 8 Higher Diplomas should contact the School to discuss their options.

Programme Aims
This exciting programme will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills in advanced health assessment of the critically ill patient. You will also get the opportunity to demonstrate the importance of change in practice through the development of an innovation project which will address research questions that arise in your clinical practice.

Entry requirements

• Applicants must be registered as a professional nurse or midwife on a live register

• Applicants must be employed in clinical practice while undertaking the programme

• Applicants must have successfully completed a Graduate Diploma in one of the following specialities: Critical Care–Intensive Care, Critical Care-Cardiovascular, Heart Failure Nursing, Paediatric Critical Care and Peri-Operative Nursing.

Documents to be submitted with your application
PLEASE NOTE - THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION DOCUMENTS IS 01 AUGUST, 2022

Academic Transcripts including date and grading of Degree award (non UCD only)
Nurse applicants must provide copy of current registration and Pin with An Bord Altranais
Copy of Birth Certificate or Personal Pages of Passport (non UCD only)
Professional Reference Form

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
The MSc Critical Care programme consists of two modules:

Autumn Trimester: NMHS 42960 Advanced Health Assessment, (10 credits)

Autumn & Spring Trimester: NMHS44020 Master's dissertation: Evidence Synthesis and Translation (30 credits)

As part of the dissertation module, you will able to decide on the following Dissertation options.

1. Evidence translation project (implement change in practice)

2. Evidence synthesis project' (extensive literature review)

Due to COVID -19 most lectures will be delivered online.

Duration

1 year full-time

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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