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Neuroscience Nursing

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Postgraduate Diploma On Campus
12 months
Duration
6560 EUR/year
6560 EUR/year
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About

The Postgraduate Diploma in Neuroscience Nursing at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland offers suitably qualified nurses the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge and skills in the exciting and often fascinating area of neurosciences.

Overview

Delivered in partnership with Beaumont Hospital, this one-year part-time programme offers you the opportunity to apply theory to practice during clinical placements in the areas of neuroscience intensive care, neuromedicine and neurosurgery.

Through this mix of clinical and classroom learning experiences, students will develop as critical and reflective practitioners with the clinical judgement, problem-solving, communication and team skills necessary to care for patients with complex neuroscience conditions.

Learning outcomes

This Neuroscience Nursing programme from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland will provide you with the skills and knowledge to critically:

  • Discuss the advanced nursing management of the neuroscience patient with altered respiratory and cardiovascular status.
  • Review and reflect upon the ongoing management and nursing interventions of patients with regard to the following neurological conditions: Cerebrovascular disorders; neuroendocrine disorders; traumatic head injury and intracranial pressure monitoring; and central nervous system infections.  
  • Discuss the ongoing management and nursing interventions of patients with specific chronic neurological disorders (e.g. multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis).
  • Discuss the interdisciplinary management of patients in the post-acute phase of a neuroscience illness.  
  • Discuss the concept of clinical learning environment learning.
  • Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Leadership - Professional & Clinical
  • Clinical Practicum - Advanced Reflection and Competence
  • Fundamental concepts of neuroscience nursing
  • Care of patients with acute, complex neuroscience conditions
  • Consolidating practice within the neuroscience setting

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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.
79
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be an active RGN with the Opens in new windowNMBI.
  • Hold a NFQ level 8 qualification such as a BSc or equivalent.
  • Be currently working in the speciality area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6560 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6560 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6560 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6560 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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