Nursing - Community Mental Health

St. Angela's College Sligo


Course Name Nursing - Community Mental Health
Course Provider St. Angela's College Sligo
Course Code 50334 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Sligo Town
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2019
Application Date Application Process:
Closing Date: 26/4/2019
Special Entry: Access Date- Friday, 17th May
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Duration September 2019 - April 2020
Requires 15 college days attendance
Entry Requirements Be a registered psychiatric nurse who is currently practising as a psychiatric nurse with at least 18 months post-registration experience.
Course Content Programme Description
This programme will challenge Mental Health Nurses to broaden their view of people who experience mental health problems and acquire the core values, attitudes, knowledge and competencies required to support these people in community settings. The programme content is informed by the relevant policy documents and the H.S.E. National Clinical Programme for Mental Health
Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Content (five core modules plus one optional module): Core Modules:
• Recovery Orientated Mental Health Care
• Therapeutic Communication
• Advanced Research Methods
• Primary and Community Mental Health Care
• Professional Practice (30...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Research/Employment Opportunities
This postgraduate diploma will provide the students with the necessary knowledge/skills to avail of a variety of employment opportunities in the community. Graduates of the programme should be in a position to make ...

Further Enquiries Tom O’Grady
Course Co-ordinator
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill

T: 071-9135624