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Promoting the Physical Health of People with an Intellectual Disability
Course Code: INT53
Entry Requirements:

If you have not undertaken fromal study for sometime 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 stand alone module.

Applicants for Stand Alone Modules must be:

  • A Registered Nurse on the Live Register held by An Bord Altranais.
  • Working in a clinical area where they are able to develop skills relevant to their chosen module.


  • Working in the area of Health service/delivery in another capacity such as another health care professional/administrator/ manager or equivalent.


  • This module may also be relevant to non-clinical health services managers across acute and primary care areas.
  • Credits from stand alone modules can be accrued towards the award of Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Nursing Studies/Professional Studies)
  • Many of our stand-alone modules are delivered through blended learning/e-learning allowing you the option of studying at your own pace in your own home


This module will run between January and February

Fees (euro):


Application Process:

(Late applications will be accepted.)

Download Application form or Contact
Ms Dawn Mc Guinn, Post Graduate Secretary, Department of Nursing & Health Studies, St Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Co Sligo.
T:071 91 35 601


Next Intake:

September 2012.

Module dates:

6th September - induction day.

13th September 2012

18th October 2012

15th November 2012.

This is an optional module on the Post Graduate Diploma Health Sciences (Nursing/Professional Studies).

Closing Date: 2012-06-08

Programme Overview

The aim of this module is provide the student with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required to promote the physical well being of people with an intellectual disability. The module focuses on supporting the physical health needs of adults within the context of the Irish healthcare system using appropriate and evidence based approaches.

E-learning units, on line discussion forums, e-tivities, case studies, seminars and group work.

Continuous assessment through coursework

Downloads & Other Information

Postgraduate / Adult and Continuing Education Prospectus

Application Form
Application Form For Second And Subsequent Modules
Application Process

Download Application form or Contact

Margaret Hession
Department of Nursing & Health Studies,
St Angela’s College,
Lough Gill,
Co Sligo.
T: 071 91 95 540

Contact Details

Mr. Seamus Dolan
Department of Nursing & Health Studies
St Angela’s College
Lough Gill
T: 071 9135619
E: Seamus Dolan:

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