Nursing (Respiratory Care), M.Sc. | University of Limerick | Limerick, Ireland
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Nursing (Respiratory Care)

24 months
Duration
15403 EUR/year
5444 EUR/year
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About

The Nursing (Respiratory Care) at University of Limerick has the key goal of preparing practitioners for the challenges of leading and delivering specialist/ advanced level respiratory care across a variety of settings.

Overview

About The Nursing (Respiratory Care) at University of Limerick

To achieve the goal of preparing practitioners for the challenges of such a field, programme content focuses on providing practitioners with the theoretical underpinnings, clinical exposure and competence for the development of knowledge and skills in areas of assessment and therapeutic interventions for persons with a respiratory condition.

On successful completion of the programme students will be able to:

  • Critically explore current advanced assessment strategies used in respiratory nursing practice.
  • Critically examine best practice in meeting the respiratory care needs of patients and their families.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of therapeutic interventions used in the treatment and management of respiratory conditions.
  • Apply critical thinking skills and ethical decision making required for advancing practice.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written, verbal, and digital communication skills, at individual and collaborative levels.

Careers

Programme content focuses on providing practitioners with the theoretical underpinnings, clinical exposure and competence for the development of knowledge and skills in areas of assessment and therapeutic interventions for persons with a respiratory condition. 

This programme focuses on nursing across the lifespan with respiratory related health conditions and provides nurses with the theoretical underpinning and clinical experience for the development of contemporary nursing skills in the assessment and management of patients with a range of respiratory related health problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Research Methods - Methodology
  • Advanced Assessment in respiratory Nursing
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Promoting Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Therapeutic Interventions in Respiratory Nursing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A registered nurse on the current register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
  • Be engaged in practice as a registered nurse for at least one year
  • Students would normally possess a primary degree( Minimum 2.2) or show evidence of  recognized prior learning  (RPL) as outlined in  the ( RPL) policy of the University and Department of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Full degree transcript and certificates/awards
  • Copy of current Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland registration certificate
  • Copy of  birth certificate/passport
  • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
  • English language competency certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15403 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15403 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5444 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5444 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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