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Educational Programmes

Educational programmes are provided throughout the year and dissemination of the information takes place through a prospectus, which is produced twice per year- January to June and August to December. The calendar is furnished to all members of the Board of Management by e-mail who subsequently distributes it to their staff in the clinical services.

Programme Prospectus: RCNME DN- Academic Calendar August to December 2020

Fees:

No fee applies to HSE staff, however, a fee may apply to persons working in the private or voluntary sector. Contact the programme coordinator for details.

Registering for QQI Programmes:

Registering for QQI accredited programmes only

When deciding to undertake an accredited programme (see list below), complete the following steps:

  1. Seek permission from your Line Manager
  2. To book onto a programme, you are required to be nominated by your line manager at Assistant Director of Nursing level - contact the appropriate programme coordinator for further details, as stated on   RCNME DN- Academic Calendar August to December 2020

Nurse education

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) academic accredited programmes:

QQI Learner Handbook 2018

 
Title Award Level/Credits Duration Contact
Certificate in Independent Nurse Prescribing of Ionisation radiation Certificate

Level 8/

20 credits

5 days theory/

16 weeks clinical practice

elizabeth.reilly@hse.ie
Certificate in Cardio-Vascular Nursing Certificate

Level 8/

10 credits

5 days theory

veena.lasrado@hse.ie

Certificate in Diabetes Nursing Certificate

Level 8/

10 credits

5 days theory

veena.lasrado@hse.ie

Certificate in Respiratory Nursing

 

Certificate

Level 8/

10 credits

5 days theory veena.lasrado@hse.ie
Certificate in Psycho-social Interventions for Nurses Certificate

Level 8/

20 credits

5 days theory and 12 weeks Clinical Practice

am.luddy@hse.ie

Certificate in Basic Cognitive Behavioural Skill for Nurses Certificate

Level 8/

10 credits

5 days theory James.Lynch@hse.ie
Health Service Skill Programme Certificate Level 5 25 days theory vivienne.browne@hse.ie

 

Registering for continuing professional development: (non-accredited)

When deciding to undertake a programme (see Calendar of Educational Programmes Jan-June 2020), complete the following steps:

  1. Seek permission from your Line Manager at Assistant Director of Nursing level
  2. To book onto a programme, contact the appropriate programme coordinator, as stated on the Calendar of Educational Programmes Jan-June 2020Ensure to have your Group Personnel Number at the booking stage
  3. In the event you are subsequently unable to attend, please cancel by contacting the person you booked the place on the programme
  4. Please complete the booking form to register for continuing professional development

 

Examples of Programmes provided:
Programme Awarding Body
Phlebotomy Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Phlebotomy/Intravenous Cannulation training Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Intravenous Cannulation Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Intravenous Administration of Drugs Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Administration of Subcutaneous Fluids (Hypodermoclysis) Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Manual Handling The National Health & Safety Office
Bi Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPaP) Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Suctioning Skills for Nurses/Physiotherapists Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Nurses Managing Warfarin Therapy using coagucheck device Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Foot Screening & Education of the Patient with Diabetes Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
National Asthma Programme Workshop Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Preceptor Preparation Programme Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Basic Life Support Irish Heart Foundation
Heart Saver Irish Heart Foundation
Anaphylaxis Training Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Capacity Assessment and Consent Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
VIEWS Training for Nurses Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Nurses Administering Oxygen Therapy & Nebuliser Therapy Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland

Mangement of Actual and Potential Aggression

(1 day)

Crisis Prevention Institute UK

Mangement of Actual and Potential Aggression

(2 day)

Crisis Prevention Institute UK
Mental Health Recovery using Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Skills Training on Risk Management (STORM) Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Wound Management Programme Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Policies/Procedures/Guidelines and Protocols Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
School Immunization Programme Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Final Journeys: Improving how we care for People at End – Of - Life Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Open Disclosure (Workshop) Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Assessor Training in Phlebotomy & Cannulation Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Oxygen Therapy and Nebuliser Training for Nurses Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland
Mentors Training for Nurses on Health Service Skill Programme Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland