Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice

Course Description
The aim of this programme is to provide learners, from all health and social care disciplines and settings with the opportunity to develop the knowledge necessary to understand complex behaviours within diverse health and social care contexts, and to provide training to personnel to assist them preserve their personal safety while safely and effectively managing a range of manifestations of complex behaviours in care settings.

Who Should Apply?
These programmes are suitable for Nurses, Midwives and Health & Social Care Professionals. All applicants will normally hold a relevant level 8 qualification (or equivalent), be registered with their recognised professional body (if applicable) and be working within a health care or social care setting.

Subjects taught

Course Content
Application of Professional Management of Complex Behaviours in Care Contexts

Safety Strategies in Professional Management of Complex Behaviours

Theoretical Principles Underpinning Professional Management of Complex Behaviours in Health and Social Care setting

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

All applicants will normally hold a relevant level 8 qualification (or equivalent), be registered with their recognised professional body (if applicable) and be working within a health care or social care setting.

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. Applicants may be interviewed.

Graduates of the DkIT BSc in Professional Management of Aggression and Violence programme may apply for exemptions to undertake this programme in line with DkIT recognition of prior certified learning

Applicants must complete and submit the Employer Support form in support of their application and agreeing to facilitate the learner's teaching practice

Applicants must have successfully completed and have certification for the duration of the programme in the following: Basic Life Support; Manual Handling; First Aid

Applicants must be in good health and complete a health declaration prior to commencing the programme

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

Application dates

How to Apply
You should apply using the DkIT Postgraduate Application (see the download button below). Applicants should include an up-to-date CV, a copy of professional body registration, and a completed employer support form.

Please submit the following documents with your application and email them to admissions@dkit.ie:

Completed Application Form(.doc)
An up-to-date CV
Copy of Professional Body Registration
Completed employer support form

Duration

1 Semester

Course Delivery
This programme will be delivered using a combination of face to face and on-line lectures and face to face practical classes.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
Those graduating from the Certificate in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice award option will have specific skills and knowledge to provide training to others to assist them in preserving their personal safety while safely and effectively managing a range of manifestations of verbal and physical aggression and in the safe provision of patient care.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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