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Professional Ethical Legal Communication Issues informing NM Prescribing Clinical Practice - Micro-credential

Trinity College Dublin

3 months
Duration
1250 EUR/full
1200 EUR/full
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Tuition fee
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About

This Professional Ethical Legal Communication Issues informing NM Prescribing Clinical Practice - Micro-credential module at Trinity College Dublin is for registered nurses and midwives who prescribe medications within their service, prescribers working in other jurisdictions who wish to come and work in Ireland and prescribe.

Overview

Successful completion of this micro-credential addresses the mandatory regulatory requirements for registration as a Nurse/Midwife Prescriber with NMBI in relation to the Professional, Ethical, Legal and Communication Issues informing Nurse/ Midwife Prescribing and Clinical Practicum.

Why should I take this Micro-credential?  

  • This Professional Ethical Legal Communication Issues informing NM Prescribing Clinical Practice - Micro-credential module at Trinity College Dublin will facilitate learners to explore their role as prescribers and the factors that influence this role in context of their role, function and responsibilities as a nurse or midwife.
  • We will cover content relating to professional accountability and responsibility in relation to nurse prescribing. Learners will explore legislation relevant to the practice of nurse prescribing and learn how to make decisions around prescribing, as a multi-professional team member.
  • 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? 

  • Learning modes will include lectures, seminars, tutorials, online resources, clinical visits, and community interaction.
  • Topics covered in this micro-credential include:
  • Professional accountability and responsibility in relation to nurse prescribing.
  • Ethical principles and concepts and challenges in prescribing practice professional judgement and deal with moral challenges with greater confidence.
  • Legal liability and clinical indemnity for prescribing in the context of the expanded nurse/midwife role.
  • Communicating assessment findings to clients or carers and provide them with appropriate education and information to enable them to actively participate in decision making.

Programme Structure

What will I learn? 

Learning outcomes will include developing capacity to:

  • Understand and apply safe practice within the framework of professional accountability and responsibility in relation to nurse/midwife prescribing and health policy.
  • Understand and demonstrate the ethical principles and concepts in their prescribing practice to identify values at risk and values to be nurtured in the nurse/midwife prescriber’s role.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and the application of legislation relevant to the practice of nurse/midwife prescribing.
  • Participate as a member of the MDT in the assessment, communication and documentation of findings to clients or carers and provide them with online face-to-face appropriate education and information to enable them to actively participate in decision making.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Professional registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or equivalent in another jurisdiction.
  • The applicant must be an accredited nurse/midwife prescriber in another jurisdiction and require only this one module from the Certificate in Nurse/Midwife Prescribing Programme in order to register with the NMBI. They must not require the other 2 modules on that programme. 
  • Honours degree in a relevant discipline (however, relevant experience will also be taken into account- Evidence of completion of non-medical prescribing programme and practice experience of prescribing medicinal products is essential).
  • Satisfy the selection panel.
  • CV & Transcript & NMBI Registration (copy)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1250 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR for the full programme during 3 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 EUR for the full programme during 3 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.

Funding

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