Nursing - Principles Underpinning Dementia Care - Module

This module will prepare practitioners to meet the needs of people with dementia from diagnosis to end-of-life. The module will address emerging guidelines in local, national and international policies and strategies and within the changing demography of people with dementia. It also provides practitioners with the opportunity to develop specific competencies and expertise in conducting holistic assessments for persons with dementia. Diagnostic procedures and stages of dementia will also be explored. Concepts of personhood, person-centred care and safe care are interweaved throughout modular content. CPE Modules on Website

Award: University Certificate of Study
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Minor Award

Subjects taught

Principles Underpinning Dementia Care NS6071

Entry requirements

A Registered Nurse on the current register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet criteria identified in the English Language qualifications set by the University of Limerick.

Applicable to each module

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.

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One Semester (12 Weeks) part-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: Autumn 2024

Post Course Info

This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award. The programmes associated with this MicroCred are:

Nursing (Dementia Care) - MSc

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