Psychiatric nurse post-registration programme: standards and requirements
These standards and requirements set out the educational standards and requirements for psychiatric nurse post-registration education programmes.
These are designed to provide guidance to education providers and health care institutions involved in the education of nurses in relation to the development, delivery and evaluation of psychiatric nurse post-registration programmes.
The academic standard for the programme shall be at higher diploma level, Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) may determine a higher academic level where appropriate.
This standards and requirements document outlines:
- Minimum entry requirements.
- Learning outcomes.
- Syllabus / indicative content.
- Theoretical and clinical instruction.
Psychiatric Nurse Post-registration Programme: Standards and Requirements
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