This level 9 module has been developed as a collaborative initiative between the Vascular Team, Saolta University HealthCare Group, the Discipline of Podiatric Medicine and the School of Nursing at University of Galway. The management of patients with disease requires a multidisciplinary approach, expert knowledge and a dedication to service provision and service development underpinned by evidence-based practice.
Appplication deadline is 31 October.

Being cognisant of this the module will be delivered by a team of experts in vascular diseases from a range of specialities including vascular, medicine, podiatry, nursing, and primary care experts. The focus of the module is to ensure that the student has the capacity to remain current and is capable of updating themselves on new interventions and approaches to the prevention and management of vascular diseases. The goal is to facilitate life-long learning. Therefore, the module has been carefully designed with the aim of ensuring that students have a thorough understanding of, and in-depth knowledge of the principles of prevention and management, and how these can be applied to vascular disease.

This is a very practical, hands on module that has been carefully designed to explore the theoretical and practical aspects of evaluating vascular disease. There are 4 contact days which will focus on:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Carotid & Aortic Disease
  • Venous Disease and Trauma.


Target Market : This module is multidisciplinary and welcomes applications from healthcare professionals from the wider multidisciplinary team.
Prerequisite: Applicants must be registered healthcare professionals currently working in an Irish healthcare setting. All applicants must have the support of their line manager.

Contact Information  (Mornings: Wednesday-Friday)

Please select Postgrad CPD in Nursing and Midwifery (PFC5) when making your online application