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Nursing - Perinatal Mental Health

The overall aim of the Master of Perinatal Mental Health programme is to support midwives and other health care professionals to work more effectively with bereaved parents and their families experiencing perinatal loss. A key goal of this programme is to prepare practitioners for the challenges of leading and delivering quality of perinatal bereavement care. To achieve this goal the programme content focusses on providing practitioners with the theoretical underpinnings for the development of knowledge and skills in areas of assessment, screening and therapeutic interventions for persons with perinatal mental health issues.

Duration

2 Years Full Time

Further enquiries

Course Director
Dr Owen Doody
Mobile: +353 (0) 86 8379781

Tel: +353 (0) 61 213367
Email: owen.doody@ul.ie
Website: www.nm.ul.ie

Subjects taught

Programme Content

YEAR 1
Autumn
• Health Research Methods - Methodology
• Supporting Perinatal Mental Health
• Leading and Managing Practice

Spring
• Promoting Quality and Safety in Healthcare
• Therapeutic Engagement
• Perinatal Bereavement and Loss

YEAR 2
Autumn
• Dissertation 1

Spring
• Dissertation 2

Application date

Application Deadlines

Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.

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