|This course has been designed to facilitate your understanding of the concepts of common mental health disorders, epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology and your learning in the therapeutic nursing care of the patient with mental health problems using an evidenced based approach. The role of the patient in their recovery and the skills necessary to conduct a comprehensive mental health assessment are of particular emphasis. It will provide you with excellent opportunities to develop knowledge and skills relevant professional Psychiatric Nursing practice, including independent and critical thinking, and problem solving.|
The broad aim of the course is to promote your personal, intellectual and professional development to meet the role dimensions of a qualified practitioner of Mental Health Nursing.
|Upon successful completion of this course , candidates will be able to:
Demonstrate effective use of therapeutic communication skills.
2-4 hours per week
Professional Certificate in Mental Health Nursing
Presentations, videos, online communication with coordinator, online activities