Module Code: NU623

Micro-credential Overview

This micro-credential will examine clinical governance and its role in supporting safe practice. This micro-credential is designed to enhance nurses understanding of the principles and processes of clinical governance. This micro-credential is ideally suited for any nurse who would like to enhance their understanding of clinical governance and the application of the principles in practice to ensure safe standards of care for patients.  This micro-credential is suitable for Nurses at all grades.

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25 - Semester 2

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is Blended Learning (in-person and online).

Assessment will be carried out on a continuous basis.

NFQ Level and ECTs 

Level 9

10 ECT’s 

Application Process

From the 1st April 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal

When completing your application please make sure to select the following categories:

Academic level: Micro-credentials and CPD
College/Interest type: Micro-credentials/CPD Undergrad Level 9.
Academic programme: Nursing & Midwifery micro-credentials PFC1. 

You will need to manually enter the Module Name and Code under ‘Module Name’ on the second page of your application. Please copy the name and code below:

Clinical Governance: Supporting Safe Practice - NU623

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age.  Applicants must be a Registered nurse. 

Contact Information

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