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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, 2020
•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

Duration

1 year full-time

Number of credits

45 credits

Further enquiries

General Enquiries:
Dr Asmahan McCambridge
Programme Manager
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6490
asmahan.mccambridge@ucd.ie

Academic Enquiries:
Ms Katie Wedgeworth
Lecturer
B206, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6447
Katie.Wedgeworth@ucd.ie

Subjects taught

Programme Structure
This is a one (academic) year programme, broken down into two trimesters. Assessments are varied and occur at intervals throughout and at the end of the trimesters. The Dissertation will run over Autumn and Spring terms.

NMHS42960 Advanced Health Assessment (10 ECTS)

Students are required to choose ONE of the following dissertation options:

NMHS 43880 Applied Research Evidence Translation (10 credits) and NMHS43860 Diss: Evidence Translation (20 ECTS)

OR

NMHS 43890 Applied Research Evidence Synthesis (10 credits) and NMHS43870 Diss: Evidence Synthesis (20 ECTS)

Application date

How to apply
Applications are made online through UCD Applications. Applicants may be required to undertake an interview (either face-to-face or via telecommunication) as part of the admission process.

Please note that all applicants are required to pay a €50 application fee. Your application cannot be processed fully unless the application fee has been paid.

Apply online.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: September 2020

Closing Date: 1st August 2020

Remember to mention gradireland when contacting institutions!