Pyschiatric Nursing (Therapeutic Interventions)

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Pyschiatric Nursing (Therapeutic Interventions)

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences, Health Science, Nursing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3.75 - 4.5
  • Overview

    This module is aimed at exploring the contribution of a range of models of mental illness including the
    biomedical, psychodynamic and psychosocial approaches. It will become evident that psychiatric nurses may use a
    range of therapeutic approaches to promote thier clients recovery and to inform their practice. Students will
    be able to critically evaluate the merits and demerits of a particular approach in particular
    circumstances/contexts. Particular attention is give to the concept of recovery and empowerment and how nurses
    may use these therapeutic interventions to promote the service user's recovery and well being.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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