» Higher Diplomas in Science in Nursing Specialties
Code Title LY_NNSAE_G Higher Diploma in Science in Accident & Emergency Nursing LY_NNSCC_G Higher Diploma in Science in Critical Care Nursing LY_NNPTN_G Higher Diploma in Science in Peri-operative Theatre Nursing LY_NNTWM_G Higher Diploma in Science in Tissue Viability & Wound Management LY_NNGEN_G Higher Diploma in Science in General Nursing (Older Person) LY_NNREN_G Higher Diploma in Science in Renal Nursing LY_NNTRO_G Higher Diploma in Science in Trauma & Orthopaedic Nursing LY_NNONC_G Higher Diploma in Science in Oncology Nursing LY_NNMEN_G Higher Diploma in Science in Mental Health Nursing (Adult) LY_NNMHO_G Higher Diploma in Science in Mental Health Nursing (Older Person) LY_NNICB_G Higher Diploma in Science in Intellectual Disability Nursing (Challenging Behaviour) LY_NNIOP_G Higher Diploma in Science in Intellectual Disability Nursing (Older Person)
N.B.Please note that the above programmes are only offered subject to Health Service Executive need. Thus all programmes may not be available every year. For further details contact the Department of Nursing and Health Studies.
- Entry Requirements
- Registration or eligibility to register as a Nurse with An Bord Altranais.
- Two years post registration experience, of which six months is in the intended area of specialisation.
- Candidates must be employed in the relevant specialty for the duration of the programme.
- Selection Process
- Candidates who meet the entry requirements and have the approval of their employer will be required to undertake an assessment procedure and eligible applicants will be ranked. The assessment will include a written and oral presentation and interview and will normally takes place in mid May.
- Course Fee
- There is a fee for each programme. In some instances this fee may be covered by the HSE. However, applicants should make internal enquiries from their employers and seek confirmation for any such arrangement before making any such assumption.
- Programmes generally commence in September each year but applications must be submitted to the Registry at LYIT several months in advance. Normally applications should be submitted by February 1st in the proposed year of entry. On time Applications are free of charge.
- At the sole discretion of LYIT, late applications may be accept up until May 1st but, where accepted, these applications will attract a late application fee of €100 *.
- First round offers will normally issue in July. Successful applicants will be required to reply promptly. In the event that an applicant should fail to respond correctly or on time the offer will lapse and the place may be offered to the next person on the waiting list.
- FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
- Contact: Ms. Louise McBride, Head of Department of Nursing and Health Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology
- E- Mail: Louise.McBride@lyit.ie
- Telephone: (074) 9186303
- Altranais Web Site: http://www.nursingboard.ie/
- Nursing Careers Centre Website: http://www.nursingcareers.ie/
- North Western Health Board Web Site: http://www.hse.ie/