Institution / Waterford Institute of Technology
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Management for Healthcare Professionals

Entry requirements

Entry Details
• Working as a healthcare professional, eg registered nurse.

• Hold a minimum of an NFQ Level 8 degree in Nursing.

• Applicants who do not hold the standard qualifying NFQ Level 8 qualification criteria, but have relevant work experience may be considered for admission to the programme under the Institute’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process and subject to an interview.

• Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English. Please see our website for more details


12 weeks
Delivery: blended

Careers or further progression

What career opportunities will I have?
• Opportunities to advance a career in a clinical, management or academic post.
• Opportunities for further studies at Masters/PhD level in nursing
• Opportunities to develop professionally and personally

Further enquiries

Course Leader
Dr. Sara Kennedy
RGN, RCN, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD - Lecturer
Tel: +353 51845543

Subjects taught

Programme Outline
This 10 credit level 9 special purpose award will be delivered over one semester using a blended learning approach.

Programme Structure
The programme will be delivered using workshops spread over the semester with online work being completed by students in between the workshops.
• Delegation, negotiation and conflict
• Resource planning
• Performance monitoring (HIQA standards)
• Reflection
• Culture
• Employment legislation
• Resilience and motivation
• Feedback


Campus: Cork Road

Application date

Closing Date: 03/January/2017

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