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 January 2019
Application Date

Expand+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 professional body with their online application.

This programme is in high demand. Places will be limit...

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Duration The Certificate in Perinatal Mental Health will take place over one semester (14 weeks) with a combination of in-class and online delivery.

Students are required to attend DkIT from 08.30 to 16.30 on the following days:

•Wednesday 23rd January
•Wednesday 30th January
•Wednesday 13th February
•Wednesday 27th February
•Wednesday 13th March
•Wednesday 27th March
•Wednesday 10th April
•Wednesday 1st May

The remainder of the programme is delivered on-line.
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...

Course Content

Expand+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 psychological decline, healthcare professionals are more likely to ide...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The content of the Certificate in Perinatal Mental Health will include:

•Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health
•Theoretical/Philosophical Foundations of PMH
•Coping mechanisms
•Personality Disorders, Anxiety and Depression
•Pre-existing/New ...

Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries Dr. Kathleen Nallen (Acting Head of Section of Midwifery)
Phone: +353 429370264

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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