Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Development & Innovation in Community Nursing

This short two-day programme aims to provide registered nurses and midwives with evidenced informed knowledge to critically develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of organisational development and innovation. The content will focus on the application of systems thinking to community nursing, the theory and practice of innovation, leadership, managing individuals and teams within a large organisation and explore the steps needed to be innovative in community settings.

Please note: The Institute of Community Health Nursing has a formal collaboration with the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and Research Matters Ltd.

Programme duration 12 hours
Entry requirements Registered nurses and midwives
Accreditation
  • Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI Continuing Nursing & Midwifery Education Units: 12 CNMEUs
  • Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: 12 CEUs
Assessment No
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Programme contact

Ms Catherine Clune Mulvaney, Operations & Education Manager, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Fee

Programme aims

  • To provide registered nurses and midwives with up-to-date, evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of organisational development and innovation.
  • To support registered nurses and midwives in enhancing their confidence, skills and competences, with regard to organisational development and innovation.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Critically discuss systems thinking and its application to community nursing.
  • Critically analyse the factors in the management of individuals and teams within a large organisation.
  • Critically discuss the difference between being a leader and manager.
  • Critically discuss the theory and practice of innovation.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the steps needed to be innovative in community settings.
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