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Certificate in the Fundamentals of the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence

Course Points
10
Course Duration
14 weeks (1 Semester)
Course Level
Level 9
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
Monday, 5th October 2020 (subject to change)

One great reason to consider this course

  • This Certificate will allow you to provide introductory training to other personnel which will assist them to proactively prevent, recognise, assess and safely manage verbal aggression within low risk environments

Course Summary

The Certificate in the Fundamentals of the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence at DkIT provides learners with the knowledge necessary to understand aggression and violence within diverse health and social care contexts.

Important notice about this course

Now enrolling for Autumn

This course provides learners, from all health and social care disciplines and settings, with the opportunity to develop the knowledge necessary to understand aggression and violence within diverse health and social care contexts in order to provide introductory training to other personnel which will assist them to proactively prevent, recognise, assess and safely manage verbal aggression within low risk environments. 

  • Aggression and violence within health and social care contexts
  • Recognition and assessment of escalation
  • Responding to needs of person experiencing distress/escalation
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Lone working
  • Teaching and learning.

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

  1. Application Fee is €50 (Refundable if you are not offered a course place)
  2. Accept Offer Fee is €100 (Non-refundable)
  3. The remainder of Fee is €650.

All applicants will normally hold a level 8 qualification and working within a health & social care environment. 

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. Applicants may be interviewed.

Applicants must submit letter from their employer in support of their application and agreeing to facilitate the learner’s teaching practice.

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 are essential.

 

Those graduating from the Certificate in the Fundamentals of the Professional Management of Aggression and Violence (10 credits) award option will have specific skills and knowledge in the ability to provide introductory training to other personnel which will assist them proactively prevent, recognise, assess and safely manage verbal aggression within low risk environments. 

Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science)
Phone: +353 42 9370200
Email: geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_NNFPM_9
Level 9
Duration 14 weeks (1 Semester)
Credits 10
Places 20
School School of Health & Science
Department Nursing, Midwifery and Early Years
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €800
Starting Date Monday, 5th October 2020 (subject to change)
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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. All programmes are delivered subject to demand. The final closing date for applications is Friday 4th September 2020 or until places are full.

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