Post Graduation Courses:
- MSc in Cancer Care - The School of Nursing and Midwifery in partnership with St. Luke’s Hospital, Rathgar, offers an MSc in Cancer Care. This programme has been developed to meet the new demands and challenges within the health care system and specifically within cancer care. The course is firmly grounded in a body of knowledge and clinical expertise that aims to promote excellence in the area of cancer care practice. It is also designed to provide an academically robust education for the participants and the various modules offered develop and complement subjects undertaken at degree or ‘equivalent’ level.
- Postgraduate Diploma in Oncological Nursing - This is a conjoint programme run with St. Luke’s Hospital, The National Centre for Radiation Oncology and The University of Dublin, Trinity College.
- Breast Cancer Certificate Course - This course is aimed at qualified nurses who are involved in the care of patients with breast cancer or interested in pursuing a career in this field. This programme is designed to provide the nurse with knowledge of breast cancer and the patient journey. The various treatment modalities to include surgery, radiotherapy chemotherapy and hormone therapy will be addressed.
The course addresses psychological issues experienced by breast cancer patients, supportive care for breast cancer patients and a palliative care component.
The course runs for 1 week.
Next course is May 18th – 22nd 2009
For application forms or enquiries please contact: Catherine English, Education Secretary, St Luke’s Hospital Catherine.English@slh.ie
or 01 4065231 (mornings only)
- RADIATION ONCOLOGY NURSING CERTIFICATE COURSE - An Bord Altranais Approved, Category 1 This course runs twice a year - usually February & September
This course has been designed to provide the Registered Nurse with a comprehensive understanding of the nursing assessment/interventions/evaluations and implications associated with caring for the patient undergoing radiotherapy.
This course will be held on consecutive Fridays - 5 days total.
Application Forms/Information Sheets are available from:
Nursing Education Secretary at telephone: 01-406 5231 (mornings only)
or Nursing Administration at 01-406 5245/406 5063.