Authority to Refer for Radiological Procedures - Micro-credential, Short Course | Part time | Trinity College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
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Authority to Refer for Radiological Procedures - Micro-credential

2 months
Duration
1040 EUR/full
770 EUR/full
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This Authority to Refer for Radiological Procedures - Micro-credential module at Trinity College Dublin expands the nurse/midwife’s scope of practice to include radiological referral and allows them to practice at the top of their licence in meeting service need. This will reduce patient waiting times for radiological referral and will improve service efficiency.

Overview

Who is this Authority to Refer for Radiological Procedures - Micro-credential module at Trinity College Dublin for? 

  • Registered Nurses and Midwives who wish to develop competency and expand their clinical practice to include referral for radiological procedures, as identified by Trinity’s healthcare provider partners. 
  • This cohort includes nurses who are required to complete the micro-credential to meet requirements set by the regulator, nurses and midwives in advanced practice roles, and nurse/midwife prescribers who require this module to allow for the expansion of their practice to the top of their licence. 
  • This micro-credential is also suitable for practice nurses (in GP surgeries).
  • Please note this micro-credential is a short course and is not considered an eligible programme for a student visa (D study visa).

What will I do? 

  • The learning methods include lectures, seminars, tutorials, online resources, clinical visits, and community interaction. 
  • The topics of this micro-credential include:
  • Evidence-based practice and clinical governance in relation to referring for medical radiological procedures.
  • Principles of the referral process for medical radiological procedures.
  • Collaboration referral process with other health care professionals.
  • National and local health care providers’ guidelines, policies & protocols for referral for medical radiological procedures.

Programme Structure

Learning outcomes will include developing capacity to:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the regulatory framework associated with the referral of persons for medical radiological procedures.
  • Critically utilise evidence-based knowledge, skill and competence in the holistic assessment and care of a person in the referral for medical radiological procedures.
  • Apply expert skills in decision making in relation to the referral of persons for appropriate medical radiological procedures.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of medical radiological procedures and other imaging procedures and their implications in a person’s safety.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role of the multidisciplinary team and effective communication processes involved in safe nurse/midwife authority to refer persons for medical radiological procedures.
  • Know the justification process and understand the principles of radiation protection of the person and staff.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

5 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of one year’s professional registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and experience.
  • Currently work in an area where nurse/midwife authority to refer for radiological procedures is supported.
  • Honours degree in a relevant discipline (however, relevant experience will also be considered which must include- evidence of completion of Physical Health assessment module previously and/or of previous hospital/locally provided in-house education related to the practice of referring for radiological procedures accompanied by practice for minimum of 3 years).
  • Satisfy the selection panel.
  • CV & Transcript.
  • NMBI Registration(copy).
  • Site Declaration form and Site Audit form.
  • Garda Vetting. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1040 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1040 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.
  • EU/EEA

    770 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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