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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 Places
16 Places
Course Start Date
Thursday 19th September 2024

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 2024 INTAKE

Closing date for applications: Thursday 5th September OR until all places are taken whichever comes first.

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 will be delivered, on Thursdays from 9 am to 4.30 pm via live on-line classes (6 days approx. online) 

In addition, students will be required to attend the DkIT campus for 2 days (9am to 4.30pm) in the semester.

Proposed delivery date as follows (please note this is subject to change)

19.09.2024 Face to Face in DkIT 

26.09.2024 Live online lecures 

10.10.2024 Live online lectures

17.10.2024 Live online lectures

24.10.2024 Live online lectures

07.11.2024 Live online lectures

14.11.24 Live online lectures

05.12.2024 Live online lectures 

 

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

(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.

Joe Treacy
Email: joe.treacy@dkit.ie

Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science)
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 €850
Starting Date Thursday 19th September 2024
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
Credits 10
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Delivery Method Blended

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).