Nursing - Therapeutic Interventions in Respiratory Nursing - Module

University of Limerick

Nursing - Therapeutic Interventions in Respiratory Nursing - Module

Therapeutic Interventions in Respiratory Nursing NS6102

Lectures will aim to explore the therapeutic interventions required in specific respiratory diseases, and may draw from the following themes:

Primary, secondary, and tertiary care interface in the care of persons with respiratory conditions.

Health Education and Promotion. ·

Anticipatory care and self-management in respiratory conditions.
Breathlessness and multi-faceted conditions.

Pulmonary rehabilitation.

Medication management, pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to respiratory conditions.

Respiratory failure and non-invasive ventilation.

Leading and supporting holistic caring interventions in acute/emergency and pathological conditions.

The role of the nurse at specialist and advanced level in multidisciplinary care.

Practice innovations at specialist/advanced levels in respiratory nursing.

Respiratory Diseases to be explored within this module (Please note the topics covered will be dependent on the availability of the specialist invited to lecture on the specialist area)

COPD · Asthma · Interstitial Lung Disease · Cough/ Allergic Rhinitis
Lung Cancer
Covid 19
Sleep Aponea
Respiratory Failure
Pulmonary Hypertension
Cystic Fibrosis

Entry requirements

A registered nurse on the current register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Be engaged in practice as a registered nurse for at least one year

Students would normally possess a primary degree( Minimum 2.2) or show evidence of recognized prior learning (RPL) as outlined in the ( RPL) policy of the University and Department of Nursing and Midwifery

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet criteria identified in the English Language qualifications set by the University of Limerick.

Applicable to each module

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.

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One Semester (12 Weeks) part-time.

Post Course Info

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:

MSc Nursing (Respiratory Care)

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