Course Description

Certificate in Contemporary Palliative Care Practice

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)

This 14-week part-time course aims to support nurses and midwives in enhancing their knowledge, skills and understanding of the core principles of palliative care. This aim is in line with the National Clinical Programme for Palliative Care HSE (2014) objective to build palliative care capacity among all nurses and midwives to respond confidently and in a timely manner to the palliative care needs of individuals and their families in any health care setting.

Course Code DK_NCPCP_8
College Name Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)
Course Category Health Care, Palliative Care
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
Course Fee 700
Course Duration 1 semester
Course Times The course takes place over one semester (14 weeks) with a combination of in-class and on-line delivery. Students are required to attend college one day (Tuesdays 9.00am-4.00pm) on alternate weeks over the semester. This amounts to a total 8 days in attendance in DkIT.
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology - Awarding Body
Title of Awarding Certificate in Contemporary Palliative Care Practice
Entry Requirements You MUST be: A registered nurse / midwife with the Nurse/Midwifery Board of Ireland or equivalent. A nurse / midwife who is employed in a health care setting.
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