Nursing Healthcare Regulation (Remote Teaching)

Tue 6.30-9.30pm • Duration: 10 Weeks

Tuition Fee:          €310
Start Date:        Tuesday 26th September  2023

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HIQA Health and social care Regulations and Standards, Quality, Safety and Risk Management for Nurses and Health & Social care workers.

This course is designed for Nurses (working in nursing homes, the disability sector and hospitals), Senior Health & Social Care workers, PIC’s (Person’s in Charge) and Registered Providers of Nursing homes who wish to deliver a continuously high quality and safe service. The course will help you prepare for HIQA inspections and on-going compliance with the standards and regulations.
Registered nurses will receive NMBI (Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann) post registration Category 1 approval (35 CEU’s).

Course Content:

  • Health & social care regulations & the Health Act 2007.
  • Understanding the role of HIQA and the HIQA inspection process.
  • Standards and best practice in health and social care.
  • What is effective Leadership, Governance and Management, roles & responsibilities of managers.
  • Staff motivation, developing a culture for continuous quality improvements, effective communications.
  • Health & safety and risk management in health and social services, the importance of auditing systems.
  • Assisted Decision Making Act 2015;

Course Delivery

This course is delivered through an online learning approach  and are designed to inspire, motivate, facilitate, and support students in completing their QQI Qualification through a range of Virtual and interactive methods.

Students must have basic IT Skills.

Course requirements for Online Learning

  • Access to the use of a laptop/PC/tablet/smart phone
  • Google Chrome is the recommended browser
  • Good internet connection.

Tuition Fee:          €310

Accreditation:       Cork Education & Training Board Certificate (Cork ETB)

Start Date:      Tuesday 26th September 2023

“All the lectures were very interesting, and the subject areas very relevant to my work. Overall I feel that my understanding of Healthcare regulation has increased immensely”.

“This is an excellent course and now I have a much better understanding of standards and regulations and how they apply to my work”

“I was recently promoted to DON/PIC, and this course has really increased my confidence at a time that I needed it most”.