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Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice

Course Points
10
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 9
Course Start Date
February 2021

One great reason to consider this course

  • This programme is approved by the NMBI (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland).

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

Applications for this programme will open in late 2020. 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.

This programme will focus on providing nurses with (1) an opportunity to explore contemporary thinking and practice in relation to respiratory health education and promotion and (2) critically examine the positive contribution that health policy can make not just to individual well-being but to society at large.

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 course is delivered over one semester using a blended learning format that combines face to face classes with online delivery.

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 Certificate in Adult Respiratory Nursing Practice will be of particular interest to nurses whose work may bring them into contact with individuals experiencing acute or chronic conditions of the respiratory system.

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
Level 9
Duration 1 Semester
Credits 10
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €800
Starting Date February 2021
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How to Apply

Applications for this programme will open in late 2020. 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.