Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice

Course Points
10
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 9
Course Start Date
Friday 24th September 2021

Two great reasons to consider this course

  • This programme is approved by the NMBI (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland).
  • This programme is suitable for nurses from various disciplines including those working in the Intellectual Disability and General settings

Course Summary

The aim of the programme is to enhance nurses’ evidence based knowledge, skills and competencies for the challenges of supporting individuals experiencing acute or chronic conditions of the respiratory system.

Important notice about this course

NOW ENROLLING FOR AUTUMN INTAKE

Closing date for applicants is 10th September 2021, or until all places are full. 


All programmes are delivered subject to demand.

If you have any questions about this course, please use the 'Enquire about this course' button at the bottom of this page.

This programme offers registered nurses an opportunity to engage in evidence-based, patient centred, and responsive respiratory care. This care spans a continuum from health promotion, risk reduction, and self -management to proactive assessment, monitoring, and the management of the individual with critical needs.

Nurses undertaking this programme will critically examine the assessment and management of respiratory disorders within the context of their own practice so that they can provide timely, optimal, collaborative, and compassionate care to enhance client outcomes and improve quality of life. This programme offers registered nurses an opportunity to engage in evidence-based, patient centred, and responsive respiratory care. This care spans a continuum from health promotion, risk reduction, and self -management to proactive assessment, monitoring, and the management of the individual with critical needs.

More information about the course outcomes, content and assessment

The content of the Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice will include:

  • Examination of Disorders of the Respiratory System
  • Evidence-based Care and Management
  • Challenges of Living with a Respiratory Illness/Disorder.

More information about the course outcomes, content and assessment

The programme is delivered on a Friday over one semester using a blended learning approach, which involves a combination of face to face practical classes  in DkIT,  live on-line  and recorded lectures as well as directed and independent study. 

 Students will be required to attend live online sessions from 9.00 -17.00 hrs for 4 days over the semester on the following dates: 1st October, 15th October, 5th November and the 3rd December.

On the weeks of the 8th October, 29th October, 12th November, 26th November and the 10th December students will engage in a combination of directed and independent study.  

Students will be required to attend DkIT for face-to-face practical lectures from 09:00hrs to 17.00hrs for 4 days over the semester on the following dates: 24th September, 22nd October, 19th November and the 17th December.

We will continue to review the ongoing public health guidelines in relation to COVID-19 and subject to that, this timetable is subject to change.

Participants must be:

  • Registered Nurse with NMBI
  • Currently employed in health care provision
  • Applicants will normally hold a level 8 qualification.
  • 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.
  • Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course
  • Basic IT skills essential
  • Applicants may be interviewed

This clinically focused Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice will be of particular interest to registered nurses involved in the delivery of care to individuals experiencing acute or chronic respiratory conditions in a variety of settings such as residential, community and hospital.

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

Course ID DK_NNARN_9
Course Type Flexible & Professional, Postgraduate
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 9
Duration 1 Semester
Fees €800
Starting Date Friday 24th September 2021
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
Credits 10
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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How to Apply

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Places for this course are offered on a first-come, first-served basis so we recommend getting your application in as early as possible.

Applicants should also include a copy of their CV and NMBI registration with their application.

All programmes are delivered subject to demand.

If you have any questions about this course, please use the 'Enquire about this course' button at the bottom of this page.