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

New programmes in advanced practice in epilepsy and neonatology

16 January 2012
Two new National MSc Nursing programmes in advanced practice in Epilepsy and Neonatology commenced on the 16th January in RCSI.
 
The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery were approached by a group comprising consultant neonatologists and established Advanced Nurse Practitioners  in Neonatology to develop the Neonatology programme, the first of its kind in Ireland.  The Epilepsy programme is based on the recently developed Epilepsy Care programme and is also the first of its kind in Ireland.


Neonatal and epilepsy advanced nurse practitioner students of the Faculty of Director of Advanced Practice programmes with Head of School Prof Seamus Cowman, Prof Marie Carney and Dr Geralyn Hynes, Faculty lecturer.