About CPD Modules

A number of our modules are funded by the Government's Modular Skills Provision initiative to cover 90% to 100% of the fees. Eligibility criteria are the same as for Springboard+ courses.

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DT1163 Analytical Chemistry
Beginning: Thursday, Sep. 1, 2022
The aim of this module is to give you an introduction to some of the methods used in analytical chemistry and provide you with a good understanding of the molecular processes underlying these analytical methods. Equipped with this information, you should be able to analyse and tackle real-life chemical problems.
The module introduces analytical chemistry by describing the entire lifecycle of a sample: how to obtain, pre-treat, and analyse it.
Credits: 5. Cost: €391.50.
2022/09/01 €391.50
BS1145 Management Information Systems
Beginning: Sunday, Sep. 4, 2022
This course on Management Information Systems will discuss the design and implementation of various ERP, CRM and SCM systems and critique management approaches to IS strategy and planning. We will examine the value of strategic IS planning to organisations using MIS strategy models and frameworks and highlight how decision-making and alignment are dependent on well-designed and integrated systems.
Credits: 5. Cost: €391.50.
2022/09/04 €391.50
NU438 Advanced Wound Care Management
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module aims to provide opportunities to explore wound management in depth to enable critical practice in this specialised area of care.

The module can be used as part fulfilment of the MSc/PG Dip Health Science Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.
Delivered by national and international experts using blended learning.

Application deadline is 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6123 Nursing Management of Patients Living with a Haematological Condition
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This blended learning module aims to further develop the knowledge and skills of nurses working in Irish haematology settings. The module focuses on both malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.
The application deadline is the 30th of June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU625 Teaching Effectively
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module has been developed by the education team at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway. This is an interactive module that aims to provide a theoretical and practical exposure at helping the learner to begin teaching. When we talk about teaching, this applies to teaching learners, patients/clients or their families. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU605 Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module aims to provide graduate nurses with the specialised knowledge and skills to assess, prioritise, respond to and manage challenging acute care episodes. Supporting students to broaden and deepen their knowledge and skills has the potential to enable them to identify client deterioration more quickly and minimise avoidable emergencies.
Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU606 Principles and Practice of Acute Medical Nursing
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This post graduate module is intended for those who work in an acute medical setting and builds on the core clinical skills and theories covered in the module “Recognising and Responding to Client Deterioration”. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6446 Quality of Life & Symptom Mgt in Children’s Palliative/Complex Care
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module focuses on developing in depth comprehension of the philosophy of palliative care for children and the application of key concepts in relation to the assessment and management of symptoms. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6444 Care of the Child & Family with Palliative / Complex Needs
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
Although death in childhood is relatively uncommon, the specific care needs of the child and family require a reflective, family centred and evidence-based approach to practice. This module provides students with the opportunity to explore what life-limiting illness means in the context of childhood and gain an overview of the key concepts which make palliative care for children and their families different to palliative care offered to adults. Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU6622 Clinical Supervision: Supporting CPD (Semester 1)
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
This module on clinical supervision (CS) aims to provide the students with the required knowledge and practical skills to become effective supervisees/supervisors, and will thus enhance the implementation of CS frameworks in practice. Application deadline 30 June for Semester 1; 31 October for Semester 2.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU623 Clinical Governance: Supporting Safe Practice
Beginning: Monday, Sep. 5, 2022
The module is guided by the National Patient Safety Framework (The Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2005) and the WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide for Medical Schools (World Health Organisation, 2009).
Application deadline 30 June.
Credits: 10. Cost: €905.
2022/09/05 €905
NU581 Best Practice in Cervical Smear Taking
Beginning: Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2022
The module is aimed at Nurses or Healthcare Professionals working in clinical settings which take cervical smears. It aims to give health professionals the knowledge and skills required for an effective cervical screening programme. Application deadline 15 July.
Credits: 10. Cost: €550.
2022/09/21 €550
ECS101 Psychology – The Developing Child 1
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
The objective of this module is to introduce a range of theories in relation to the holistic development of young children and to look at their application in early childhood care and practice settings. The module will also provide students with an insight into atypical child development. The module will look at the role of adults in planning a child-centred environment.
Credits: 10. Cost: €665.
2022/10/01 €665
EYS1114 Integrated Community-Based Work Practice
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
This module explores the theoretical underpinning to integrated community-based work, looks at past approaches, and critically examines the ‘new’ direction in service provision. In particular, the module draws on the ethic of care and social ecological theories to analyse universal and targeted community-based responses to children and families, including such services as home support, child protection, disability services and programmes designed to address inclusion.
Delivery dates TBC
Credits: 5. Cost: €500.
2022/10/01 €500
EYS1115 Contemporary Perspectives on Play, Learning and Pedagogy
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
This module explores contemporary issues and perspectives on play, learning and pedagogy concerning ECEC. Drawing from a range of theoretical perspectives, learners will explore and analyse existing debates, emerging issues and current approaches, with the aim of developing critical and reflective thinking skills, enabling transformative practice within the early years sector.
Credits: 10. Cost: €960.
2022/10/01 €960
ECS103 Creative Development in Early Years
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
This module will allow students the opportunity to explore and understand their role as facilitators and supporters of creative expression in young children. A theoretical approach will be used to consider the value of extending play through the use of music, movement, storytelling, art and drama in early years’ settings.
Credits: 5. Cost: €350.
2022/10/01 €350
EYS1112 Children’s Rights and Well Being: Current Issue
Beginning: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
This module will take as a starting point the ‘recognition that human rights are the entitlement of all people, acknowledging that children are individual rights holders. It will also recognise that children have specific rights through the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child under which they have a right to achieve their full potential and participate in decisions that affect their lives. (Dates subject to change)
Credits: 10. Cost: €960.
2022/10/01 €960

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