M. Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. in Specialist Nursing - Cardiovascular
Course Code: DPTNM-SNUR-1SNU
Duration: 2 years part-time
Next Intake: September annually
Closing date for applications: 30th June
Location: 24 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2
The M. Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. in Specialist Nursing (Cardiovascular Care) is designed to provide the student with the appropriate level of knowledge, clinical expertise and technical skills necessary to function as a competent, effective and caring practitioner. There is a strong commitment to research-based practice, and a focus on the development and integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical experience.
Year 1 Modules
- NU7531 Introduction to the Nursing Management of a Cardiovascular Patient
- NU7532 Advanced Nursing Management of a Patient with Electro-physiological Dysfunction
- NU7533 Advanced Nursing Management of a Patient with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
- NU7534 Supervised Practice Placement (Cardiovascular)
- NU7013 Theory & Practice of Enquiry Methods for Healthcare
- NU7011 Leadership & Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Year 2 Module
Clinical Placements and Student Support
Each student will receive a planned clinical placement timetable for the duration of the course. During the course educational and clinical facilitators will offer personal and professional support to each student.
Each module will be assessed by the successful completion of an academic assignment. The assessment of clinical competence will focus on the acquisition of specialist competencies and the clinical assessments will be carried out throughout the clinical placements.
All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:
Minimum Level Required
|TOEFL||230 computer-based 570 paper-based 88 internet-based|
|Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English||Grade C|
|Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English||Grade C|
|Pearson Test of English||PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59)|
Please note that test scores are only valid for two years.
For further details on these English Language Proficiency Tests, please contact the appropriate organisation directly.
Sharon O’Donnell, T: 01 8963896
Lecturer and Educational Facilitator
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Trinity College Dublin
D'Olier Street, Dublin 2
Dr. Fintan Sheerin, Course Co-ordinator, T: +353 1 896 4072
Mr Gavin Dann, E: PGT.Nursing.Midw@tcd.ie, T: +353 1 8963005