Nursing - Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice

This programme offers registered nurses an opportunity to engage in evidence-based, patient centred, and responsive respiratory care. This care spans a continuum from health promotion, risk reduction, and self -management to proactive assessment, monitoring, and the management of the individual with critical needs.

Nurses undertaking this programme will critically examine the assessment and management of respiratory disorders within the context of their own practice so that they can provide timely, optimal, collaborative, and compassionate care to enhance client outcomes and improve quality of life. This programme offers registered nurses an opportunity to engage in evidence-based, patient centred, and responsive respiratory care. This care spans a continuum from health promotion, risk reduction, and self -management to proactive assessment, monitoring, and the management of the individual with critical needs.

This clinically focused Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice will be of particular interest to registered nurses involved in the delivery of care to individuals experiencing acute or chronic respiratory conditions in a variety of settings such as residential, community and hospital.

Subjects taught

The content of the Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice will include:

Examination of Disorders of the Respiratory System
Evidence-based Care and Management
Challenges of Living with a Respiratory Illness/Disorder.

Entry requirements

Registered Nurse with NMBI

Currently employed in health care provision

Applicants will normally hold a level 8 qualification.

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.

Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course

Basic IT skills essential

Applicants may be interviewed

Applicants should have a minimum of 1 years post registration experience

Application dates

Applications will open in late Spring 2023

Places for this course are offered on a first-come, first-served basis so we recommend getting your application in as early as possible.

Applicants should also include a copy of their CV and NMBI registration with their application.

All programmes are delivered subject to demand.

If you have any questions about this course, please use the 'Enquire about this course' button at the bottom of this page.

Credits

10

Duration

1 semester.

Course Delivery
The programme is delivered (typically on Fridays) using a blended learning approach, which includes face-to-face lectures (approx 4 full days) on campus in DkIT, live online lectures (from 09.00hrs to 17.00hrs) recorded lectures as well as directed and independent study.

Students will also be expected to undertake directed and independent study.

Please note this timetable is subject to change.

Fees

Fees €800

More details
  • Qualifications

    Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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