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

Course Points
10
Course Duration
14 weeks (1 Semester)
Course Level
Level 8
Course Start Date
Wednesday, 3rd February 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

COURSE NOW FULL FOR SPRING 2021.

WE WILL BE OPEN FOR AUTUMN 2021 APPLICATIONS FROM MID-MARCH.

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.  At the moment the programme will be delivered using live on-line lectures which will take place on Wednesdays from 09.00hrs to 16.30s for a total of 8 days (approx.) over the semester.  Students on the programme will also be expected to undertake some independent learning.  We will continue to review the ongoing public health guidelines in relation to COVID-19 and subject to that may be able to provide some face to face delivery of lectures during the Semester.

Live online classes will take place from 09:00hrs to 16:30hrs on the following:

3th Feb

10th Feb

24th Feb

3rd March

10th March

24th March

31st March

14th April

Please note this 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 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 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
Level 8
Duration 14 weeks (1 Semester)
Credits 10
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €700
Starting Date Wednesday, 3rd February 2021
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How to Apply

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

The final closing date for applications is Friday 20th January 2021 OR until places are full. 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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