Nursing - Community Mental Health Nursing - Sligo St. Angela's
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ATU - Sligo St. Angela's

Nursing - Community Mental Health Nursing - Sligo St. Angela's

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for registered Psychiatric Nurses on the Psychiatric Division of the active register maintained by NMBI who are currently practicing as a psychiatric nurse and have at least 18 months postregistration experience in psychiatric nursing (exclusive of post-registration courses).

Subjects taught

Modules
Making Recovery a Reality: A Co-produced Module
Therapeutic Communication
Advanced Research Skills
Primary and Community Mental Health Care
Professional Practice (Clinical)
Elective: Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Elective: Assessing and Managing Clients Presenting
Following Self-harm
Elective: Early Intervention for People Who Experience First Episode Psychosis
Elective: Eating Disorders in Adults and Adolescents

Entry requirements

Applicants must be currently practicing as a psychiatric nurse and be a Registered Psychiatric Nurse on the Psychiatric Division of the active register maintained by NMBI with at least 18 months post-registration experience. Applicants should hold a primary degree in nursing. If applicants do not have a primary degree in nursing, they will be invited to complete an access course. For full details on the Entry Requirements for this programme please see the course webpage.

Duration

1 year part-time, blended.

Study Hours
Each of the six 10 credit modules have a 20 hour per week workload and this includes class time, online directed work, self-directed work and assessment preparation.

On-Campus Attendance
Attendance is required at St. Angela’s Campus for 6 days during Semester 1 and 9 days during Semester 2.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime

  • Apply to

    Course provider