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Infection Prevention and Control Nursing (Dublin)

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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About

The Infection Prevention and Control Nursing (Dublin) programme at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland aims to develop caring, reflective nursing and midwifery practitioners who can seek out and use research-based knowledge to improve patient care.

Overview

The Infection Prevention and Control Nursing (Dublin) is committed to providing students with outcome-focused curricula shaped by innovative teaching and learning practices. 

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has a long association with postgraduate nursing and midwifery education and are the largest such school in Ireland.

The College aspires to become recognised leaders in the provision of health sciences education, both nationally and internationally. The suite of programmes we offer nurses and midwives in pursuit of postgraduate education is continually evolving in response to the needs within the healthcare service.

Learning outcomes 

This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to critically:

  • Evaluate infection prevention/control guidelines
  • Discuss the principles of microbiology in the prevention and control of infection.
  • Devise and update infection prevention/control guidelines based on National and International standards.
  • Evaluate administration and management systems for infection prevention/control, including strategic planning for the infection prevention and control service.
  • Evaluate the use of information technology in the development and updating of infection prevention/control guidelines and procedures.
  • Discuss the principles preventing the spread of infection within the hospital and community.
  • Discuss with the methods of investigating and controlling an outbreak of infection.
  • Discuss with the use of surveillance methods in infection prevention/control.
  • Discuss surveillance and the investigation of relevant infections.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Leadership - Professional & Clinical
  • Advanced Management & Strategy
  • The Microbiological Basis for Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Setting
  • Principles of Infection Control
  • Managerial Issues in Infection Control

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Hold a Level 8 degree or international equivalent, demonstrated through a defined recognition of prior learning (RPL) process. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6430 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    6430 EUR/year
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Funding

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