Certificate in Nursing: Recognition and Management of the Deteriorating Adult
Three great reasons to consider this course
- This course was designed in conjunction with the Health Service Executive
- Blended course delivery (online & in-class) to allow greater flexibility to learners as they manage full-time employment and part-time study.
The aim of the programme are to provide learners with opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills in the recognition and management of the deteriorating adult/patients
Important notice about this course
COURSE NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS
Application deadline is 10th January or when all places are taken whichever comes first.
On completion of the course the graduates will be able to:
- Critically evaluate the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to recognise and manage deteriorating adults within the health care setting.
- Demonstrate competence and critical thinking ability, which enhances assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of nursing care through discursive knowledge, reflection and evidence-based practice.
- Demonstrate evidence-based clinical practice skills and decision-making processes, essential for safe nursing practice. Perform a nursing assessment; plan and initiate care and treatment modalities within agreed interdisciplinary protocols to achieve patient/client-centred outcomes and evaluate their effectiveness.
- Utilise and demonstrate advanced knowledge and critical thinking in the performance of a comprehensive assessment of an acutely ill adult
- Adopt a holistic approach to nursing care and integrate evidence-based knowledge in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the deteriorating adult.
- Effectively manage the nursing care of the deteriorating adult. Determine priorities for care based on need, acuity and optimal time for intervention.
- Self-evaluate and take responsibility for continuing academic / professional development
Students will be required to attend some face to face classes at DkIT with the remainder of the programme being delivered online.
24th January 09.00hrs to 16.00hrs Face to Face in DkIT
31st January 09.00hrs to 12.00hrs Live on-line lectures
14th February 09.00hrs to 12.00hrs Live on-line lectures
28th February 09.00hrs to 16.00hrs Face to Face in DkIT
13th March 09.00hrs to 12.00hrs Live on-line lectures
10th April 09.00hrs to 12.00hrs Live on-line lectures
24th April 09.00hr to 16.00hrs Face to Face in DkIT
8th May 09.00hrs to 16.00hrs Face to Face in DkIT
You MUST be:
- Be a registered Nurse with NMBI or equivalent
- Be currently employed in a health care setting
- All applicants will normally hold a relevant Level 8 qualification (or equivalent). 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. Recognition-of-Prior-Learning-Policy-and-Practice.pdf (dkit.ie). Applicants may be called for interview
Nurses who care for acutely ill adults in various clinical areas to develop their knowledge in the assessment and management of acutely ill adults.
|Flexible & Professional
|12 weeks (1 Semester)
|Wednesday 24th January 2024
|School of Health & Science
|Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
|Dundalk Institute of Technology