Module Code: NU6622

Micro-credential Overview

This micro-credential will support students to enhance knowledge and skills of clinical supervision practice. It provides foundational knowledge and skills to enable students in the supervisory role to develop, facilitate and engage in supervisory relationships within identified clinical supervision models to enhance the quality of patient/client care. The micro-credential is delivered using blended learning including (2 days workshops) that will focus on peer group clinical supervision and is delivered over 12 weeks.   

This micro-credential is multidisciplinary and welcomes applications from healthcare professionals from the wider multidisciplinary team (including medical doctors, MHN’s, RGN’S, practice nurses, public health nurses, RNID’s, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists)  in acute, care of the older person, rehabilitation, continued care and community services.

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25 - Semester 1

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 supervision: Supporting Continuing Professional Development - NU6622

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age.  Students must have a letter from the Director of Nursing stating that they will be supported during the module, as students will receive CS and will be required to deliver peer group CS and one-one CS in the practice area.  

Contact Information

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