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Professional Management of Aggression & Violence in Health and Social Care Settings

One great reason to consider this course
Allows graduates of this programme 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.

The Certificate in Professional Management of Aggression & Violence in Health and Social Care Settings at DkIT provides learners with the knowledge necessary to understand aggression and violence within diverse health and social care contexts.

Provides learners, from all health and social care disciplines and settings, with the opportunity to develop the knowledge necessary to understand aggression and violence within diverse health and social care contexts and in order 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 delivery of personal care.

Who should apply?
Those graduating from the Certificate in the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence in Health and Social Care Settings (30 credits) 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.

Entry requirements

This programme is 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. 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.

Applicants must confirm that they have successfully completed and have certification for the duration of the programme, in the following formally recognised certificates:

Basic Life Support/CPR
Manual Handling
First Aid

Duration

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

Further enquiries

Dr. Geraldine O'Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science)
Phone: +353 42 9370200
Email: geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie

Subjects taught

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.

Application date

How to Apply

You should apply using the DkIT Postgraduate Application Form and Additional Information Form (see the download buttons in the application weblink below).

Please include an up-to-date CV and a copy of your registration certificate with your application forms and send completed applications to:

Admissions Officer, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Enrolment and start dates

Starting Date September 2020

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