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Management of Aggression & Violence - Advanced Professional

Course Description
Provides learners, from all health and social care disciplines and settings, with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to understand aggression and violence within diverse health and social care contexts in order to effectively assess, design, plan, deliver, and evaluate training that is needs assessed, safe, effective, appropriate, and relevant to the clinical setting within which it is delivered.

This programme will also prepare learners to safely and effectively deliver training to others, both of theoretical content, and in the safe ethical and effective use of a broad range of higher risk disengagement and containment interventions.

Who Should Apply?
This programme is suitable for Nurses, Midwives and Health & Social Care Professionals.

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 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.

Duration

3 Semesters

Course Delivery
This programme takes place over 3 semesters with a combination of in-class (lectures and tutorials) and online delivery.

Number of credits

60

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
This programme will prepare learners to safely and effectively deliver training to others, both of theoretical content, and in the safe ethical and effective use of a broad range of higher risk disengagement and containment interventions.

Subjects taught

Course Content

Fundamentals of the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence

Theoretical Principles of the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence

Practical Strategies in the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence

Managing Practice and Organisational Integration in the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence

Research methodology and project design

Advanced Practical Strategies in the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence Practice

Course fee

Fees & How to Apply?
Visit dkit.ie/parttime for more
information about this course, how to
apply and the start date for this course.

Enrolment and start dates

Starting Date November 2019

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