Nursing - Recovery - Focused Mental Health Nursing

University College Cork


Course Name Nursing - Recovery - Focused Mental Health Nursing
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKW08
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date Late August 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Expand+2 Years - PG Diploma (Year 1, Full-time); Masters (Year 2, Part-time).

Additional Teaching Mode Information
All students will be registered full time for a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing in the first year. If a student wishes to progress to the...

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Entry Requirements

There are 11 clinical pathways to the degree of Masters in Nursing, all of which have an exit route available for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing. The pathways to degree of Masters including Postgraduate Diploma exit rout...

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Who teaches this course
Serena Fitzgerald
Brendan Noonan
Dr Joan McCarthy
Peter Kelly
Ms. Moira O’Donovan
Course Content

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This course invites and challenges psychiatric nurses to think critically and creatively about their work with people experiencing mental health difficulties. The course is underpinned by the principles and values of recovery – a ke...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Pathway 5: Recovery-Focused Mental Health Nursing consists of:

Year 1: six modules (60 credits: 1 x 15 credits; 3 x 10 credits; 3 x 5 credits)

Year 2: two modules (1 x 10 credits and 1 x 20 credits).

Students can exit after year 1 with a Pos...

Assessment Method Methods of assessment are varied, including presentations, case studies, reflective assignments and assessment of competencies at clinical nurse specialist level. There are no written examinations.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This course will give registered psychiatric nurses the knowledge and skills to work within the scope of practice of a clinical nurse specialist in all mental health service settings.
Further Enquiries Peter Kelly
+353 21 4901622

Moira O'Donovan
+353 (0)21 490 1481
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