PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland
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PNA/ RCSI College of Continuous Professional Development

RCSI FACULTY OF NURSING & MIDWIFERY - PNA/RCSI COLLEGE OF CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Ms Aisling Culhane Research & Development Advisor PNA
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CPD PROGRAMMES SEPT-DEC 2018

I am delighted to present the new Continuing Professional Development Programme for Sept-Dec 2018.

We have worked with clinical experts to design programmes which are relevant and important for your clinical roles. These programmes are designed to enhance your understanding and confidence, contribute to the development of your personal and professional development and enable you to support your clinical practice with up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge.

For more details on our CPD Programmes please contact Ms Elayne Melia on +353 045 852300

PNA RCSI Courses Timetable

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This CPD programme provides registered nurses and midwives with knowledge and a critical understanding of the key issues in medication management.

The content will focus on the general principles and responsibilities around medication management, outline current NMBI and HIQA standards, the cycle of medication management, safety in medication management and also cover the key principles in intra muscular administration of medication.

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PNA PIN OR HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES DURING WEBSITE REGISTRATION or THE RCSI ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ELAYNE on 045 852300

Event Date 18-09-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 18-09-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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This short programme will provide registered nurses/midwives with evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses' theoretical and practical understanding of how to create a clinical learning environment (CLE). The content will focus on regulatory perspectives, defining and exploring the characteristics of a quality CLE, the principles of teaching and learning, the role of preceptorship and evidence-based teaching, clinical assessment and feedback and audit.

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PNA PIN OR HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES DURING WEBSITE REGISTRATION or THE RCSI ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ELAYNE on 045 852300

Event Date 25-09-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 25-09-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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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.

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Event Date 04-10-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 04-10-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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This short programme aims to provide registered nurses & midwives with evidenced informed knowledge to develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of how change management in healthcare can result in the achievement of change projects goals and vision. The content will focus on Change Management models, identifying the HSE change Model in particular.

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PNA PIN OR HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES DURING WEBSITE REGISTRATION or THE RCSI ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ELAYNE on 045 852300

Event Date 11-10-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 11-10-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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The participant will understand the complex nature of domestic violence and abuse along with its wider effects on health and society. He/She will be aware of the definitions, classifications, and basic theoretical models which relate to domestic violence and abuse. Techniques of how to recognise and respond to abuse disclosures in line with current policy will be covered.

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PNA PIN OR HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES DURING WEBSITE REGISTRATION or THE RCSI ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ELAYNE on 045 852300

Event Date 18-10-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 18-10-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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The successful participant who completes this course will understand the definitions, causes and classifications of Eating Disorders. The participant will comprehend the basic psychological function of eating and food in our emotional lives and identify when this relationship between food, weight and shape becomes pathological. The strengths and limitations of the available treatment modalities will be discussed, paying particular attention to the psychodynamic aspects of eating disorders treatment

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Event Date 06-11-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 06-11-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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This programme will introduce participants to how Insomnia Disorder is defined, assessed and managed. We will begin by introducing the concept of insomnia and critically discuss how it is diagnosed and assessed. Following this, the theoretical underpinnings of the development of insomnia will be critically analysed, which help us guide its management. Finally, non-pharmacological approaches to managing insomnia, specifically using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) will be explored. The programme is suitable for all healthcare professionals who have an interest in sleep and sleep disorders.

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PNA PIN OR HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES DURING WEBSITE REGISTRATION or THE RCSI ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ELAYNE on 045 852300

Event Date 15-11-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 16-11-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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This short programme will provide registered nurses working in the area of mental health nursing with evidenced based knowledge to develop their theoretical and practical understanding of Advanced Nurse Practice and specifically in preparing for the ANP role. Participants' are introduced to models of advanced nurse practice that promote evidence based practice and quality care. Advanced practice is demonstrated through values based care that is driven by ethics and excellence, thereby enhancing participants' confidence, skills and competences.

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Event Date 29-11-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 29-11-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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This short programme will provide registered psychiatric nurses with evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses' theoretical and practical understanding of the core pillars of comprehensive mental health assessment. The candidate will be introduced to the concept of the futility of mental health assessment and how the onus of data interpretation involves advanced skills of self-awareness and contemplation. The impact of mental health assessment on treatment modalities will be discussed, in particular the interpersonal and intrapersonal psychodynamic that can occur and impact on the outcome of the assessment. Given the fast-changing pace of mental health presentation, the candidate will be introduced to the contemporary presentations of transgender assessment and internet/ gaming/ pornography addiction.

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Event Date 06-12-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 06-12-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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On completion of this course the successful participant will have a better understanding of the definition, classification and social implications of Dual Diagnosis of mental health and addiction. The participant will have gained confidence in discussing the treatment approached for patients/clients with a dual diagnosis.

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PNA PIN OR HAVE ANY DIFFICULTIES DURING WEBSITE REGISTRATION or THE RCSI ENROLMENT PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT ELAYNE on 045 852300

Event Date 11-12-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 11-12-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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