Graduate Diploma Nursing (Radiology)
This programme is designed to expand the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses who work in the Radiology Department. Students will be encouraged to develop, enhance and maintain the specialist skills that are required to care for persons in the radiology setting. On successful completion of the programme students will be awarded a Graduate Diploma Nursing (Radiology).
Who is the programme for?
The Graduate Diploma Nursing (Radiology) is a programme for nurses who are employed in the Radiology Department and wish to enhance their repertoire of knowledge and skills.
Aims of the Programme
The Graduate Diploma Nursing (Radiology) aims to meet the developing need for expertise in radiology nursing in line with the growing expertise in radiology intervention. The programme will provide you with an opportunity to develop, enhance and maintain the specialist skills that are required to care for persons in the radiology setting.
What will I learn?
The Graduate Diploma Nursing (Radiology) consists of a total of 6 modules of study (see 'programme structure') that are designed to enhance your knowledge with respect to holistic assessment and managements of clients in the radiology department.
How will I benefit?
On successful completion of all components of this programme you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma Nursing (Radiology). Credits obtained from this programme will readily contribute to an MSc degree for those who wish to pursue that option in the future.
We use a range of teaching methods including lectures, workshops and seminars. A blended model of teaching and learning is a deliberate part of the programme to facilitate flexibility and accessibility. Clinical teaching is undertaken by specialists in the clinical area with particular emphasis on assisting students in applying theory to practice. Clinical Placements provide students with excellent opportunities to learn from experts in other hospitals and/or within their own hospitals.
It is essential that you have access to a personal computer as Blackboard, a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that supports students' online learning and teaching, is used extensively.