Awards
Special Purpose Award
Programme Code: 1365
 
Mode of Delivery:Part Time Blended-Learning
 
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:8
Programme Credits:30
Programme Short Title:Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Nursing Midwifery & Early Years
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)The graduate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to nurse and midwife medicinal product prescribing.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)The graduate will know and demonstrate critical analysis and evaluate knowledge in relation to nurse and midwife medicinal product prescribing.
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)The graduate will be able to demonstrate evidence based skills essential for nurse and midwife medicinal product prescribing.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)The graduate will be able to identify and meet the needs of persons in their health care setting; act as an effective member of the health care team; participate in a multidisciplinary team approach to medicinal product prescribing; evaluate practice and use current research findings to underpin nurse and midwife medicinal product prescribing.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)The graduate will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and competence to prescribe safely and effectively within their health care setting.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)The graduate will be able to prescribe safely and effectively within their scope of practice within their health care setting.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)The graduate will take responsibility for personal and professional development; act to enhance the personal and professional development of self and others; demonstrate a commitmenet to life-long learning; contribute to the learning experiences of colleagues through support, supervision and teaching.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)The graduate will be able to provide and articulate professional and ethical practice; demonstrate a sound underpinning of theoretical knowledge that informs practice and is informed by practice; practice within the limits of own competence and take measures to develop own competence; use specialist knowledge to support medicinal product prescribing for nurse and midwives.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
56999 Fundamentals of Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives
57000 Pharmacology and Prescribing for Nurses and Midwives
57028 Advanced Comprehensive Health Assessment
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
57002 Clinical Practice for Nurse and Midwife Prescribing ( Part 1 of 2 )
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
57002 Clinical Practice for Nurse and Midwife Prescribing ( Part 2 of 2 )