Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing)


NFQ Level 8, Special Purpose Award

The Certificate in Nursing (Nurse/Midwife Prescribing) (NFQ Level 8 Special Purpose Award) is a full-time programme running over six months from the date of registration for the programme.

The programme is delivered at the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork and at designated clinical sites identified by the Health Service Executive under supervision of a named mentor. The programme complies with the standards and requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland and the Health Service Executive legislation and guidelines.

On completion of the course, successful candidates will be recommended to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland for recording of their award alongside their registration in relevant division(s) of the Professional Register maintained by the Board.

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements