PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

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

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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The PNA believe that life-long learning and continuing professional development (CPD) is a valued component of nurses' professional practice and supports the effectiveness of the nursing contribution through the development and promotion of knowledge. We strongly believe that knowledgeable nurses strengthen the quality of safe clinical practice and directly enhance service user experience and transform evidence into action. The PNA, uniquely positioned as both a professional body and trade union, aims to safeguard and enrich member's experience.

In enhancing our benefits to you, our members, we have completed a Needs Analysis of your CPD needs and sincere thanks to all of you- across the country- who participated in both the survey and the focus groups.

The analysis identified your priority areas and three Masterclasses were delivered in the following areas- Quality Clinical Learning Environment, Documentation and Care Planning and Medication Management.

All programmes will be delivered in the RCSI, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Time: 9:30 - 16:30

A minimum number of 8 participants required for programme delivery. Programme costs: €70 per person

These programmes have been developed specifically for our members and the following characteristics are evident across all of our programmes:

  • Underpinned by values emphasising safety, quality and excellence in service delivery

  • Accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

  • Developed in collaboration with and facilitated by practising clinical and/or subject matter experts

  • Facilitated in a participative and interactive manner

  • Assist with the application of knowledge to the real world of practice

  • Evaluated on completion of each programme

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 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 24-04-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 24-04-2018 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.

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 01-05-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 01-05-2018 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 22-05-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 22-05-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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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 29-05-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 29-05-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70

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