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Nurse Authority to Refer for Radiological Procedures (Standards and Requirements for Education Programmes)

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This document published by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) set out the educational standards and requirements for nurse authority to refer a person for radiological procedures. 

The standards and requirements outlined in this document are designed to guide education providers and higher education institutions and their associated healthcare providers to inform the development, delivery and evaluation of nurse educational programmes for nurse authority to refer persons for medical radiological and other imaging procedures.

The academic standard for the education programme is at a minimum Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.

 

                This document outlines:

  • Minimum entry requirements
  • Learning outcomes
  • Competences for nurse referrral authority
  • Syllabus / indicative content
  • Theoretical and clinical instruction
  • Scope of practice
  • NMBI’s approval process for nurse education programmes for nurse authority to refer persons for radiological procedures
  • Referral process flow chart
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