The Advanced Practice Nursing programme offered by National University of Ireland, Galway is designed to prepare the students as autonomous practitioners, who are clinically competent and skilled in the delivery of high quality direct care to a specific patient /client group. In particular, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner will be empowered to promote wellness, offer healthcare interventions and advocate healthy lifestyle choices for patients/clients, their families and carers in a wide variety of settings in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, according to agreed scope of practice guidelines.
Career OpportunitiesStudents who successfully complete this programme are eligible to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board (NMBI) to register as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (RANPs).
- Decision Making, Nursing and Advanced Practice Professional Roles
- Leadership, Quality Improvement and Governance
- Advanced Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals
- Physical Assessment Skills
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesHuman Medicine Nursing View 72 other Masters in Human Medicine in Ireland
Applicants must have a minimum of an honours primary degree in Nursing or equivalent, and hold a current active registration on the professional register maintained by NMBI.Applicants must provide evidence of support from an employer and completed Site Declaration Forms, signed by the Director of Nursing/Public Health/Nurse Manager containing confirmation of a clinical supervisor who will provide supervision, support and learning opportunities, including opportunities to practice under supervision to gain the required competencies and clinical competence.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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