Assessment & Management of the Acutely Ill Adult

Dundalk Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Assessment & Management of the Acutely Ill Adult
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DK NCAMA 8
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Online, Day release, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date
See www.dkit.ie/parttime for details
Application Date

Expand+How to Apply?
Interested applicants MUST first discuss the matter with their Clinical Manager and the Practice Development coordinator within their area of employment.

Applicants should then complete a Lifelong Learning Application Form (availab...

Duration 1 Semester

The course takes place over one semester (14 weeks) with a combination of in-class and online delivery. Learners will be expected to attend DkIT one day on alternate weeks with some online delivery taking place.
Course Fee €700
Entry Requirements 1. Registered Nurse
2. Employment within a relevant healthcare setting.
Comment Awarding Body
Dundalk Institute of Technology - Level 8 Special Purpose Award (10 credits)

Who Should Apply?
This programme will allow nurses who care for acutely ill patients to develop their knowledge in the assessment and management of acutely ill adult patients.
Course Content

Expand+Nurses care for acutely ill patients in various clinical areas. When caring for such patients, a deeper more specialised knowledge base is required to effectively implement a high standard of care. Nurses need to have a knowledge base in which he / s...

Subjects Taught Students will study the following modules:
»» Principles of Assessment and Management of the Acutely Ill Adult.
»» Clinical Assessment and Management of the Acutely Ill Adult.

This course was designed in conjunction with the Health Service Executive and it is fully approved by the The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries Dr. Geraldine O’Connor
Head of Section (part-time courses)
School of Health & Science
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Dublin Road Dundalk Co. Louth

t 042 9370200 Ext. 2736
e geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie