PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland
Tel: 045 852300 Email: info@pna.ie

Assertiveness: The Benefits of Assertiveness & How to Teach it

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Facilitator

Ms Finnula Mc Liam

BA., MSc, RGN, RMN, PG Dip BehPsych, Reg.Psychol (PSI), BABCP Accred

Finnula is a Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.

Programme summary

The successful participant who completes this course will understand what assertiveness is, and how to differentiate this from aggression. The participant will comprehend the necessity of assertiveness as a life skill, and its impact on self-esteem, self-confidence and self-efficacy. These enable the person to feel more in control of their lives – to be active participants in life, rather than just passive victims of ‘stuff that happens' – a major part of mental health. The programme concludes with learning the best approach to dealing with conflict.

Programme duration

6 hours

Entry requirements

Registered psychiatric nurses and nurses working in the mental health arena

Accreditation

Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: Pending

Assessment

No

Fee

PNA Member: €70.00

Programme aims

 

1. To provide registered nurses and midwives with up-to-date, evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses' theoretical and practical understanding of assertiveness skills.

2. To support registered nurses and midwives in enhancing their confidence, skills and competences, with regard to facilitating assertiveness in patient education groups.

Learning outcomes

 

At the end of this CPD programme, participants will be able to:

1. Critically discuss assertiveness, and differentiate this from aggression.

2. Critically analysis the factors which influence people in being unassertive.

3. Critically discuss how to build up piece by piece the various aspects of assertiveness

4. Critically understand how to lead a patient education teaching assertiveness skills group.

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Event Properties

Event Date 04-10-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 04-10-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70
Location
RCSI College
123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
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