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The role of the mental health nurse is to foster the health and well-being of individuals experiencing changes in their mental health status.

Approaches to care include: promotion of mental health, prevention and treatment of acute mental illness and the maintenance of optimum health for persons experiencing enduring mental health problems. Mental health nurses engage in therapeutic activities with individuals and their families in a variety of community settings and in acute psychiatric hospitals.

Why is this course for me?

This post-registration Higher Diploma in Mental Health is an intense twelve-month programme leading to registration as a Psychiatric Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).

As a Level 8 course, the programme represents a challenging yet rewarding path to becoming a mental health nurse. Regular assessment will help students to keep abreast of the new knowledge, skills and competencies required for success.

This exciting Higher Diploma prepares you to meet the mental health needs of adults and their families in the 21st century. You will learn to engage with those suffering mental distress or illness, as well as their families, in a positive and collaborative way, empowering them to cope and recover.

What will I study?

You will experience a variety of teaching methods as you establish a strong foundation in mental health nursing practice. These include role-play, small group discussions, workshop simulations and lectures. You will undertake clinical and theory modules, including:

  • NMHS 32560 Recovery Based Frameworks
  • NMHS 32720 Acute Mental Health Nursing
  • NMHS 32710 Legislation, Leadership and Regulation in Mental Health
  • NMHS 32600 Specific Populations in Mental Health
  • NMHS 32540 Evidence Based Practice for Mental Health Nursing
  • NMHS 32620 Quality and Safety in Contemporary Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • NMHS 32570 Therapeutic Interventions
  • NMHS32550 Psychosocial interventions for people experiencing severe and enduring mental illness
  • Clinical Placement modules x 6 will be provided over the course of 36 weeks duration.

Clinical Placement modules x 6 will be provided over the course of 36 weeks duration. In order to meet the NMBI standards and regulations a variety of assessment modes will be used to regularly and continuously to assess students throughout the year.

Career Opportunities

Qualifying as a mental health nurse is the beginning of an exciting and rewarding career, as it opens up opportunities for working in a variety of settings. Due to the evolving role of mental health nursing in modern healthcare systems, many nurses now choose to specialise in areas such as addiction, forensics and child mental health. You can also pursue further specialist qualifications through graduate diplomas, master’s degree and PhD degrees.

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UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (53 minggu)

Biaya kuliah
€9.475,00 (Rp 157.916.667) per tahun

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Tanggal mulai

April 2022

Tempat

UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences

BELFIELD,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Students must have CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0 unweight scales in combination with ACT minimum 22 or SAT minimum 1090, Either ACT or SAT is accepted; UCD Super scores ACT and SAT scores; C Average in US High School English Courses. Students must have Cambridge A Level: At least three subjects at A Level Grade C and three other subjects at GCSE Level Grade C. UCD requires Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire + 1 year at a recognised university (Diplôme de … (plus professional field); Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures; Diplôme d'Ingénieur/d'Architecte d'Etat or Licence). English language requirements: IELTS - An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version; A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +, a minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (IBT); Pearson English Language Text: Minimum of 63 and at least 59 for each item in the Communicative Skills section.

Untuk mahasiswa internasional

Be registered on the register of nurses maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) or entitled to be so registered.

Have six months post-registration nursing experience within the past three years, working within a 39 hour week, or its aggregate if part time.

Mental health nurses rely on their language ability as a key therapeutic instrument. Applicants for the Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing programme are required to demonstrate knowledge of English sufficient to communicate effectively in a mental health setting. From 2 April 2018, NMBI requires that overall test results from the International English Language Test System (IELTS) meets a minimum of an overall score of 7.0 (NMBI, 2018).For the 2020 intake in the Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, applicants qualified outside of Ireland (in countries other than NMBI recognised countries), will require demonstration of English language competence of IELTS 7.0 (overall) or equivalent.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) administered by Princeton University:

A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), with Test of Written English at 475 +; a minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (iBT) with a score of at least 20 in each section.

English language examinations administered by the University of Cambridge: 176+ on Cambridge English scale (with no less than 169 in each skill and use of English)

Acceptable Examinations:

  • Proficiency Certificate, Grade C (i.e. CEFR Level C1 or C2).
  • Advanced Certificate, Grade C (i.e. CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • First Certificate, Grade A (i.e. CEFR Level C1)

Pearson English Language Text: Minimum of 63 and at least 59 for each item of both skills profiles.

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