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Postgraduate

MSc in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice

September 2023
Blended
1.5 - 2 years

DkIT Course ID

DK_NNMPP_9

Fees (EU)

€8000

Course Capacity

12

Duration

1.5 - 2 years

Work Placement

No

Credits

90

NFQ Level

9

Discipline Area

Nursing & Midwifery

Course Type

Postgraduate

Study Mode

Part-Time

This programme is suitable for Nurses, Midwives and Health & Social Care Professionals, who are registered with their recognised professional body.

Course Overview

DkIT has in partnership with the HSE and others, consulted widely with, clinical, professional, and regulatory bodies, and worked collaboratively in the preparation of the proposed programme in the Professional Management of Complex Behaviours in Clinical Practice (CBCP) which will prepare students to provide training in line with contemporary person-centred, trauma-informed and recovery-oriented best practice.

Career Opportunities

Those graduating from the Certificate in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice award option will have specific skills and knowledge to provide training to others to assist them in preserving their personal safety while safely and effectively managing a range of manifestations of verbal and physical aggression and in the safe provision of patient care. 

Course Delivery and Modules

Virtual delivery each Wednesday from September 11th 2024 to December 11th 2024 [inclusive] 

In addition to: 

On site requirement October 01st - October 04th [inclusive],

AND 

On site requirement October 15th - October 17th [Inclusive] for mandatory practical component. 

Mid Term Break Week Commencing October 28th 2024 

Please note this timetable is subject to change.

Education Progression

Graduates from the MSc in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice will have specific skills and knowledge to practice at an advanced level incorporating key concepts such as advanced decision making, professional leadership, evidence-based practice, professional ethics and research knowledge and skills. Graduates from the MSc in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice programme will have achieved the outcomes necessary for study at NFQ level 10

Fees and Funding

EU Fees:

  • Full-time (EU): €8,000
  • Part-time (EU): n/a

Non-EU Fees:

  • Full-time (non-EU): n/a
  • Part-time (non-EU): n/a

You may be eligible for financial support for this course through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) system. Find out more

Fees

EU Fees

€8000

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years post registration experience.
  • 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.
  • Graduates of the DkIT BSc in Professional Management of Aggression and Violence programme may apply for exemptions to undertake this programme in line with DkIT recognition of prior certified learning - learn more about RPL at DkIT
  • Applicants must complete and submit the Employer Support form in support of their application and agreeing to facilitate the learner’s teaching practice
  • Applicants must have successfully completed and have certification for the duration of the programme in the following: Basic Life Support; Manual Handling; First Aid
  • Applicants must be in good health and complete a health declaration prior to commencing the programme
  • 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

How To Apply

Apply for this course using our online applications system as per below.

Please submit the following documents with your application:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Copy of Professional Body Registration
  • Completed Employer Support Form(.docx)
  • Current Basic Life Support/CPR certificaton
  • Current Manual Handling certification (Theory and Practical)
  • Copy of Academic Transcipts

You must also upload completed documents to the Supplemental Items & Documents section of your online application

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.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the MSc in Professional Practice: Professional Management of Complex Behaviour in Clinical Practice please ask it below and we will get back to you.


Dr. Geraldine O’Connor

Head of Section (Part-Time Courses), School of Health and Science

Email: geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie

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).