Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing/(MSc) in Orthopaedic Nursing (Cappagh Hospital)
(NFQ Level 9 Major Award 60 ECTS)
To prepare nurses to exercise an advanced level of clinical judgment and practice than that required by a registered general nurse by virtue of demonstrating additional knowledge and skills in a specialist area of clinical practice.
Enable students to take a leading role in advancing and developing nursing and midwifery roles and effect policy change in professional practice and health service provision.
Students are supported through the programme by preceptors and clinical facilitators, who facilitate student learning and competency development, in the specialist area of the programme.