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Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice

Course Points
10
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 9
Course Start Date
Friday 23rd September 2022

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 2022 INTAKE

 

The closing date for applications is 9th September, or until all places are taken.

If you have any questions about this course, please use the 'Enquire about this course' button at the bottom of this page. All programmes are delivered subject to demand.

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 using a blended learning approach, which includes face-to-face lectures on campus in DkIT, live online lectures, recorded lectures as well as directed and independent study. The programme will be delivered on the following days:

  • 23rd September – Face to Face in DkIT, 9am to 5pm
  • 30th September – Live Online Lectures, 9am to 5pm
  • 14th October - Live Online Lectures, 9am to 5pm
  • 28th October – Face to Face in DkIT, 9am to 5pm
  • 11th November - Live Online Lectures, 9am to 5pm
  • 25th November - Face to Face in DkIT, 9am to 5pm
  • 2nd December - Live Online Lectures, 9am to 5pm
  • 16th December - Face to Face in DkIT, 9am to 5pm

Students will also be expected to undertake directed and independent study.

Please note 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
  • Applicants should have a minimum of 1 years post registration experience

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 23rd September 2022
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
Credits 10
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Apply to DkIT
Delivery Method Blended

How to Apply

APPLY NOW

 

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.