Applications are now open for the MSc in Chronic Disease Management, this interdisciplinary programme is offered by the School of Nursing and Human Science in Dublin City University further information is available.
Chronic illness touches every aspect of health and social care and is increasingly perceived as a global threat. 21st century health and social care requires innovative strategies to address this phenomenon.
In response to the changing needs of educational provision in healthcare, the School of Nursing and Human Sciences now offers an MSc in Chronic Disease Management. Designed as an interdisciplinary programme of study, this blended learning programme presents a flexible approach which can be tailored to your specific learning needs. Candidates may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Chronic Disease Management (30 credits), a Graduate Diploma in Chronic Disease Management (60 credits) or a Masters award (90 credits).
This programme of study is suitable for many healthcare professions, including, nurses, social-workers, dieticians and occupational therapists. The focus is to enable participants to attain breadth of knowledge, understanding and the appropriate skillset to support individuals to achieve a healthy lifestyle with impairment and optimise their outcomes. This programme will prepare healthcare professionals to tackle the complex need of the individual with chronic illness for contemporary health care provision.