Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Effective Project Management for Nurses and Midwives

This introductory-level programme provides nurses and midwives with the language and detailed knowledge to act as an informed member of a project management team using the best practice project methods. The programme provides a detailed overview of six stages from starting to closing a project. The programme comprises a mixture of input sessions, group exercises and workshop activities which will allow previous practical project experience to be used for analysis. All participants will be encouraged to actively participate during the practical sessions to gain maximum benefit of the programme.

Programme duration 6 hours
Entry requirements Registered nurses and midwives
  • Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI Continuing Nursing & Midwifery Education Units: 6 CNMEUs
  • Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs
Assessment No
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Programme contact

Ms Catherine Clune Mulvaney, Operations & Education Manager, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland


Programme aims

  • To provide registered nurses and midwives with a critical,evidenced based-understanding of what is required to manage successful projects and enhance the project outputs.
  • To support registered nurses and midwives involved in project work by providing methods, practical tools and approaches that are regularly applied in successful project management.
  • To develop registered nurses and midwives confidence, skills and competences, by providing practical solutions to common project pitfalls.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this CPD programme, participants will be able to:
  • Critically analyse project justification criteria and project governance.
  • Critically discuss common project management terminology and methods.
  • Critically discuss project structures and resources.
  • Critically discuss how to organise projects in manageable and controllable stages.
  • Critically analyse appropriate project reporting tools and templates.
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