Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Nursing (Ophthalmic Nursing) The Royal Victoria 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.
It is funded by the HSE through the Office of the Nursing and Midwifery Services Director.