Certificate in Leadership, Management and Quality Initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services

Course Points
10
Course Duration
12 weeks (1 Semester)
Course Level
Level 8
Course Start Date
29th September 2021

Three great reasons to consider this course

  • DkIT developed this course in conjunction with clinical partners St John of God Services, the HSE and Talbot Group
  • Blended course delivery (online & in-class) to allow greater flexibility to learners as they manage full-time employment and part-time study.
  • This programme is approved by the NMBI (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland).

Course Summary

This part-time course aims support nurses to increase their existing knowledge, skills and attitudes in leadership, management and quality initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services. This will contribute to graduates’ competence in enhancing service delivery for people with an intellectual disability.

Important notice about this course

NOW ENROLLING FOR AUTUMN INTAKE

Closing date for applications is the 10th September 2021, or until places are full.

The aim of this course is to facilitate nurses to increase their existing knowledge, skills and attitudes in leadership, management and quality initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services. It is envisaged that this will contribute to graduates’ competence in enhancing service delivery for people with an intellectual disability.

DkIT developed this course in conjunction with clinical partners St John of God Services, the HSE and Talbot Group

More information about the course outcomes, content and assessment

The programme is delivered over one semester. Live online lectures will take place from 09.00hrs to 16.30hrs on the following dates;

  • 29th September
  • 6th October
  • 20th October
  • 3rd November
  • 10th November
  • 24th November
  • 1st December
  • 15th December

Students on the programme will also be expected to undertake some independent learning.

Please note this timetable is subject to change.

You MUST:

  • Be a registered Nurse with NMBI or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of one year post registration experience
  • Be currently employed in the Intellectual Disability services.
  • 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.
  • Candidates may be interviewed.

This programme is in high demand, places are limited to the first 20 eligible candidates who are offered a place on the programme.

This course is for Registered Nurses working in the Intellectual disability Services.

It may be of interest to staff who would like to further their education whilst enhancing their leadership and management skills. The course is delivered over one semester.

Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science)
Phone: +353 42 9370200 Ext 2736
Email: geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_NNLMI_8
Course Type Flexible & Professional
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 8
Duration 12 weeks (1 Semester)
Fees €700
Starting Date 29th 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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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.


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