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Behaviours that Challenge
Course Code: INT35
Entry Requirements:

 

 

  • Be a registered nurse on the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

OR

  • Be registered on the appropriate allied health professional Register*

AND

  • Be currently employed in healthcare either in: clinical practice/management/ research /education. Some modules may only be undertaken while working in a specific discipline related area such as nursing. This is specified in modules descriptions.

        Applicants will normally have gained:

  • A primary degree (health science/studies related) level 8 or evidence of equivalent academic credits. Students who do not have the aforementioned will be required to compile a portfolio to provide evidence of their ability to study at post-graduate level.

 

  • International students will require a degree of fluency in the English language. An overall score of 7 in the IELTS Exam (http://www.ielts.org/ for information on IELTS tests) is required.

 

*For those required to register with a professional body

 

If you have not undertaken formal study for some time and are concerned regarding your academic study and writing skills, you are strongly advised to  undertake the access module (Academic Writing and Learning Skills Module-available through the Centre for Lifelong Learning) prior to attempting any standalone modules.

Credits from standalone modules can be accrued towards the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies/Professional Studies)

Many of our standalone modules are delivered through blended learning/e-learning allowing you the option of studying at your own pace in your own home


Duration:

 

Induction Day - Wednesday 04th September 2019

Workshop - Saturday 5th October 2019

 

 

Fees (euro):

€900.

Application Process:

Closing date 14th June 2019,  late applications may be accepted.

To receive an Application Form, please contact Postgraduate Administrator below.

Kelly Baker

Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies

St Angela's College

Lough Gill

Sligo

T: 071-9135612

E: kbaker@stangelas.nuigalway.ie 

 Alternatively, you may download an Application Form.

 

 

 

 

 

Next Intake:

October 2019

*Please note: all modules run depending on sufficient numbers.

Closing Date: 2019-06-14

Programme Overview

The aim of the module is to develop in students the competencies; knowledge and skills required for supporting people who present with behaviours that challenge. The module will include the following content:

  • Introduction to challenging behaviour
  • Introduction to the knowledge and skills required to identify the reasons for challenging behaviours.
  • Development of skills and knowledge required to design and implement proactive strategies for managing these behaviours.

This module is prepared in response to the developing trends in challenging behaviour practice nationally and internationally.

Blended Learning (elearning and College attendance)

Course work & participation in on-line discussions.
Examples of coursework include essays; literature reviews; development of posters; portfolios; group presentations.

Contact Details

Carmel Jennings
The Department of Nursing & Health Studies
St Angela’s College
Lough Gill
Sligo
T: 071 91 35 618
E: cjennings@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

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