Taught course

Gerontological Nursing

Institution
Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Candidates for the course will be registered as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, or eligible for such registration, and will have a minimum of one year full-time or equivalent recent clinical nursing practice since first registration and hold an honours degree in Nursing Studies or equivalent or otherwise satisfy the course committee that they have the entry requirements necessary to complete and benefit from the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The aim of this course is to strengthen and develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses caring for the older adult. The course provides an advanced grounding in methods of research, in addition to developing the theoretical and practical aspects of management, clinical practice and education in gerontological nursing. This is a taught Masters programme with a major dissertation. The programme commences with one full study week followed by one study day per week or the equivalent throughout the academic year. A combination of assessment strategies is used to evaluate the learning outcomes for the programme.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Ms Anna Ayton
Email
anna.ayton@tcd.ie