Nursing - Examination of the Newborn
The module is offered as part of an MSc in Midwifery Practice programme or as a stand alone module at level 9. On successful completion of the module 10 credits (ECTS) will be awarded.
Autumn Trimester: Involves a combination of live and pre-recorded online lectures, tutorials and a number of virtual workshops.
Spring Trimester: Involves undertaking 40 supervised clinical examinations of the newborn and successfully passing three formal assessments in the clinical area, as well as completing the related competency assessment documents, which includes a log of examinations, and structured reflections by the midwife as their scope of practice expands during the clinical component of the programme.
ProfCert Examination of the Newborn
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 10)
Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
The module is aimed at registered midwives who have the required experience in postnatal care.
Stage 1 - Core
Examination of NewbornNMHS43380
ProfCert Examination of the Newborn (X753) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 1720
***Fees are subject to change
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General information about UCD Fees
The following entry routes are available:
Professional Certificate Examination of the Newborn PT (X753)
Duration 8 Months
Attend Part Time
* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
Applicants may be required to undertake an interview (either face-to-face or via telecommunication) as part of the admission process.
8 months part-time.