Awards
Special Purpose Award
Programme Code: DK_NNLMI_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, Full Time Blended-Learning
 
No. of Stages:1
NFQ Level:8
Programme Credits:10
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Nursing Midwifery & Early Years
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)The graduate should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to leadership management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability services.
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)The graduate should know and demonstrate a critically analysis and evaluate relevant knowledge in relation to leadership,management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability services
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)The graduate should be able to demonstrate evidence based skills essential for leadership, management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability services at a generalist level; plan and initiate care within agreed interdisciplinary protocols to achieve person centered outcomes and evaluate their effectiveness
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)The graduate should be able to identify and meet the needs of the person with an intellectual disability within a health setting: act as an effective member of the health care team; participate in a multidisciplinary team approach to care; evaluate practice and use current research findings to underpin leadership, management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability.
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)The graduate should be able to adopt an holistic approach to the care of a person with an intellectual disability; plan care, taking into consideration the therapeutic regimes of all members of the healthcare team; implement planned care/interventions to achieve identified outcomes; evaluate progress towards expected outcomes and review care plans in accordance with evaluation data and in consultation with the person with and intellectual disability; establish and maintain therapeutic interpersonal relationships; identify disseminate and intergrade knowledge in relation to the management of a person with an intellectual disability.
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)The graduate should be able to effectively support and manage the use of leadership, management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability services and in accordance with their role; demonstrate the ability to work as a team member; determine priorities for care based on need, acuity and optimal time for intervention; facilitate the coordination of care; ensure that care is appropriate, effective and consistent; provide leadership and act as a role model in leadership, management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability within contemporary health care practice.
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)The graduate should be able to take responsibility for personal and professional development; act to enhance the personal and professional development of self and others; demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning; contribute to the learning experiences of colleagues through support, supervision and teaching.
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)The graduate should be able to provide and articulate professional and ethical practice, demonstrate a sound underpinning of theoretical knowledge that informs practice and is informed by practice; practice within the limits of own competence and take measures to develop own competence; use specialist knowledge to support the application of leadership, management and quality initiatives in intellectual disability services within the health care setting.
 

Stage Schedules

Stage 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
NURS N8193 Leadership, Management and Quality Initiatives in Intellectual Disability Services