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DK874
Mental Health Nursing

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The programme contains the essential elements that facilitate the development of professional knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet the nursing needs of individuals experiencing a range of feelings, problems and conflicts. 

The primary objective of psychiatric nursing is to facilitate the maximum development of the mental health of the individual who has psychiatric problems and to promote mental health in the wider community. 

 

Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Studies
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Number of Reserved Places:  5 places

PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
5M3782 Health Service Skills
DHSXX 5M4339 Healthcare Support
DCHSN 5M4349 Nursing Studies
DCHSX 5M4468 Community Health Services



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Graduates will be qualified to work as Psychiatric nurses caring for people with mental illness both in hospitals and in the community.



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