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Nurses and Midwives Act, 2011
The Nurses and Midwives Act, 2011 was signed into legislation on 21 December, 2011. The Planning and Development Department of An Bord Altranais is currently identifying all projects to be undertaken in order to implement the provisions of the Act. For the most up to date information on the implementation of the Act click here.
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E-Learning Zone

Please note that there is no certificate of completion issued for the E-Learning programmes available below.

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Competence Assessment
The package provides information and training to nurses involved in assessing students in the clinical practice elements of their studies.Launch Programme »

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Scope of Practice
This programme was designed to assist all registered nurses and midwives develop their personal understanding of the enabling and flexible Scope of Practice Framework produced by An Bord Altranais in 2000.Launch Programme »

Medication Management
Medication Management
Guide to Medication Management has been developed by An Bord Altranais and the National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery to assist you in your clinical practice. Access to the e-learning programme for all nurses and midwives is through the HSE Learning Centre. Launch Programme »

Continuing Professional Development

Welcome to the An Bord Altranais on-line Continuing Professional Development/ Continuing Education (CPD) Directory. The CPD directory provides you with information on hundreds of continuing education and professional development programmes that have An Bord Altranais Category 1 approval. This Directory is available through the Boards website and is managed by the Education Department of the Board.

If you have any further questions on CPD Directory, please click here for further help.

Happy searching!

Dr Anne-Marie Ryan
Chief Education Officer

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