Contemporary Approaches to Care of the Older Person

Who Should Apply?
This programme is suitable for Registered Nurses.

Subjects taught

Course Content

Anatomical and physiological changes associated with the ageing process;
Health and functional ability of the older person;
The deteriorating health in the older person;
Skills required to conduct a physical health assessment of the older person
Clinical decision making

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered Nurse with NMBI or equivalent

Applicants must be currently employed in a health care setting

All applicants will normally hold a relevant Level 8 qualification (or equivalent). Applicants who do not have a Level 8 qualification may apply for entry to the programme in accordance with the procedures outlined in the DkIT Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy.

Application dates

Fees & How to Apply?
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1 Semester

The programme is delivered with a combination of live online lectures and face to face workshops in DkIT

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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