Perinatal Mental Health

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Perinatal Mental Health
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DK_NPMTH_9
Course Type Postgraduate
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Certificate Dundalk Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Starting Date Wednesday 18th September 2019
Application Date

Expand+The final closing date for applications is Friday 30th August 2019 or until places are full.

How to Apply

Applicants MUST submit an up-to-date CV and a scan of their NMBI registration/ or a copy of your registration with a recognised profession...

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Duration Course Delivery
One semester (14 weeks) with a combination of in-class and online
Course Fee Fees €800
Entry Requirements

Expand+This programme is suitable for Nurses/Midwives or Health + Social Care professionals. All applicants will normally hold a relevant level 8 qualification (or equivalent), be registered with their recognised professional body and working within a pract...

Number of Places 20
Course Content

Expand+For Nurses/Midwives/Health & Social Care Professionals

Recognising and responding to women with perinatal mental health conditions requires enhanced knowledge and skills. By closely assessing for change and interpreting early signs of psychologica...

Subjects Taught

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Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health
Theoretical/Philosophical Foundations of PMH
Coping mechanisms
Living with Personality Disorders, Anxiety and Depression
Living with Pre-existing/New onset Conditions
Trauma and Recovery ...

Number of Credits 10
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Successful completion of this programme may allow graduates to pursue professional roles related to perinatal mental health.
Further Enquiries Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (Head of Section Part time Courses School of Health and Science)
Phone: +353 42 9370200 Ext 2736
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