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School of Nursing & Midwifery
Welcome to the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Educating future leaders in healthcare delivery and related research is at the core of our Mission. We are committed to providing our students with outcome-focused curricula and with developing professionalism, shaped by innovative teaching and learning practices. We aspire to become recognised leaders in the provision of health sciences education both nationally and internationally.
Our key goal is to empower nurses and midwives to be able to demonstrate the difference that they make to practice, and in doing so, to be able to respond accordingly to the leadership and professional challenges that they face every day.
Professor Zena Moore, Professor & Head of the School of Nursing & Midwifery
In the School of Nursing & Midwifery we offer over 30 Postgraduate education programmes. Delivering education since 1974 we have a huge wealth of experience in developing and delivering programmes specifically designed to meet the needs of Nurses and Midwives in practice. All our programmes are NMBI and NUI accredited and offer ECTS credits on successful completion.
The range of programmes we offer range from PhD to BSc bridging programmes and include a wide variety of specialities including Wound Management, Infection Control, Respiratory care and Leadership & Management for nurses. Please browse our courses online or contact us and we will be happy to help you find the programme best for you. (more...)
The first masterclass will take place on the 23rd of April and is titled 'Sustaining Pressure Ulcers to Zero' lead by senior wound management specialists including Prof. Zena Moore, Ms. Julie Jordan O'Brien and Menno van Etten.
The next masterclass in our series will take place on the 21st of May 'Adult Respiratory Health - The Latest Evidence for Contemporary Care' (more...)
Our programmes are delivered in a modular system, by this method we can offer students the opportunity to enrol onto modules as stand-alone programmes each taking approximately 6-8 weeks to complete. This option is perfect for students who do not need to undertake full programmes or want to sample academic life before committing to a full programme. Each module is awarded credits and our suite of over 60 modules range from Level 8 to Level 9 in various specialities including Microbiology, Heart Failure, Breast Cancer, Urology, Respiratory Care and Epilepsy.
Enrolment onto our stand alone modules is ongoing as the semesters progress, please contact us for the upcoming modules available. (more...)
Our online application process is quite straightforward. After browsing our programmes you can follow the link at the bottom of the course page to apply online, many of our programmes require a €50 application fee which is payable online. After completing your applciation you can post or email copies of your previous academic transcripts - relevant to your chosen programme. Your application will be reviewed by the programme director and you will be contacted by email shortly after.
Our entry requirements are available on each programme page and vary from programme to programme, although a basic entry requirement all students must meet is active registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland. Please contact us if you have queries regarding entry requirements.
Our staff are our greatest asset in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, we have almost 20 dedicated staff and we avail of the huge amount of experience available through our partner hospitals and honorary lecturers. For our specialist programmes (Wound Management, Respiratory Care, Infection Control etc) we have guest lecturers from clinical settings from various professions including medics, pharmacists, surgeons, consultants and various senior leaders who teach in our management programmes.
School staff are always happy to be contacted if you have any queries relating to academia, contact details are available on the staff profile pages. (more...)
The RCSI School of Nursing and Midwifery has a long standing track record in the provision of research training to nurses and midwives. Furthermore, the School has established itself at the forefront of research in Irish healthcare. We want to continue building on this excellent track record.
As a School our aim is to engage in even more progressive types of healthcare research, placing the School and its students at the cutting edge of improvements in how nurses, midwives and other healthcare workers deliver better outcomes for patients and their families. We also aim to establish ourselves as a school that wants to know more about how families can engage with caring for relatives and how families can be more involved more in healthcare delivery. (more...)
The staff of the School of Nursing & Midwifery are more than happy to assist you with queries relating to our programmes and general academic queries. You can call us, email or drop in - our details are below: