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Enhancing Evidence Based Practice
Course Code: INT19
Entry Requirements:

Be a registered nurse on the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.


Be registered on the appropriate allied health professional Register*


Be currently employed in healthcare or social care, either in: clinical practice/management/ research /education. Some modules may only be undertaken while working in a specific discipline related area such as nursing. This is specified in modules descriptions.

        Applicants will normally have gained:

A primary degree (health science/studies or social science/studies related) level 8 or evidence of equivalent academic credits. Students who do not have the aforementioned will be required to compile a portfolio to provide evidence of their ability to study at post-graduate level.


International students will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of 7 in the IELTS Exam ( for information on IELTS tests) is required.


*For those required to register with a professional body

(see for information on IELTS tests) is required.

 If you have not undertaken formal study for sometime and are concerned regarding your academic study and writing skills, you are strongly advised to undertake the access module (Academic Writing and Learning Skills Module - available through the Centre for Lifelong Learning) prior to attempting any stand alone module.

  • Credits from stand alone modules can be accrued towards the award of Post graduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies/Professional Studies or Healthcare Quality Studies).
  • Many of our stand-alone modules are delivered through blended learning/e-learning allowing you the option of studying at your own pace in your own home.


This module is not running in 2018-2019



Fees (euro):


Special Entry:

* Please note The Advanced Research Skills module must be completed before taking  Enhancing Evidence Based Practice

Application Process:

To receive an Application Form, please contact Postgraduate Administrator below.

Charlotte Beech

Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies

St Angela's College

Lough Gill


T: 071-9135613


 Alternatively, you may download an Application Form.


Next Intake:

September 2019

Closing Date:

Programme Overview

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the principles & components of EBP; Clinical Decision Making; Formulating a Clinical Question; Searching Skills; Study Design/Methodologies; Systematic Reviews/Meta Analysis; Critical Appraisal; Tools of EBP; Clinical Guidelines and Integrated care Pathways so that they are in a position to implement the best available evidence into their daily practice.

Course work & participation in on-line discussions. Examples of coursework include essays; literature reviews; development of posters; portfolios; group presentations

Downloads & Other Information

Postgraduate / Adult and Continuing Education Prospectus

Application Form
Application Form For Second And Subsequent Modules
Application Process

Download Application form or Contact

Margaret Hession
Department of Nursing & Health Studies,
St Angela’s College,
Lough Gill,
Co Sligo.
T: 071 91 95 540

Contact Details

Ursula Gilrane
T: 071 91 35 621

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