Nursing & Midwifery Summer Camp at UL

Nursing & Midwifery Summer Camp at UL

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If you're considering a career in Nursing, UL has just the option for you. They run a fun, interactive 2-day Nursing & Midwifery Summer Camp each year.
Pharmacy

Pharmacy

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Pharmacy is a demanding profession and one where careless mistakes could have serious consequences. Pharmacists do not simply dispense prescribed medicines. They are experts in drugs and treatments, and are more…
Career Profile: Working as a Psychologist

Career Profile: Working as a Psychologist

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Michael Byrne, Principal Psychology Manager with HSE tells us about his educational path and his work as a psychologist with the Health Service Executive. From an early age I wanted…
Psychology

Psychology

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A popular misconception is that psychology is mainly emotive and involves a lot of psychobabble and self-help jargon: this is an extremely misleading view. Psychologists use scientific methods and empirical…
Surge in interest in Polish medical colleges

Surge in interest in Polish medical colleges

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Over twenty students have already been accepted to prestigious Polish medical colleges this year before the Leaving Cert has even finished. Each year more school leavers are looking to add…
Open Days at the Polish Medical Universities

Open Days at the Polish Medical Universities

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Over a dozen Irish students from Poland, including many from Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz initiated 3-day long celebrations of St. Patrick’s Day working together with Polish local authorities, the Irish…
Medicine

Medicine

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Medicine is the Rolls Royce of the CAO and announcing it as your first choice is sure to impress. However, it is not a decision to take lightly. This course…
Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

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There are a number of different dentistry and dental hygiene careers. These include dental surgery, hygiene, dental technology, and nursing. Most dentists work as general practitioners. They handle a variety of…
Nursing

Nursing

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Nursing is an intrinsic part of the healthcare system. Nurses provide services without which hospitals, and society, could not function. They have a fundamental role in the lives of others, being…
Occupational, Speech and Language Therapy

Occupational, Speech and Language Therapy

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Therapy is treatment intended to relieve or heal a condition. Occupational therapists help people overcome their physical, mental, or social problems. They teach people skills and help them live independent and…
Dietetics and Nutrition

Dietetics and Nutrition

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Dietetics and nutrition is an important field. We all know there is a connection between our mental and physical well-being. A balanced and nutritious diet promotes good health. Dietetics and nutrition…
Ambulance Services (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care)

Ambulance Services (Pre-Hospital Emergency Care)

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Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Workers are the first ones at the scene of an accident. They respond to emergency calls and transport people to hospital. They may also need to treat…
Optometry

Optometry

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Optometry is more than just stocking and selling glasses. Optometrists are distinct from opticians. An optician can dispense glasses or contact lenses.To do the testing and prescription, you need to…
Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy is a health profession that seeks to restore mobility and reduce the pain that results from injuries, aging, or illness. Physiotherapy also works to prevent such problems. Therapists use…
Career Profile: Working as a Nutritionist

Career Profile: Working as a Nutritionist

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Paula Mee is a current member and a past president of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute. In 2004 she set up her own consultancy. Education I am from Galway…
Health Informatics in the Real World

Health Informatics in the Real World

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  In a world without Health Informatics. . . ‘Imagine Conor could be sitting here now if things didn’t go so horribly wrong. ”Yeah, I still don’t really understand how…
Health Informatics – What is it?

Health Informatics – What is it?

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  In no area of life is information more critical than in health. ‘Healthcare today is characterized by more to know, more to manage, more to watch, more to do,…
Career Profile – Physiotherapist

Career Profile – Physiotherapist

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  Name: Shirley Johnson Job: Physiotherapist The main reason that I chose physiotherapy as a career was that it involved working with people, which may sound like a very clichéd…
Career Profile – Nursing

Career Profile – Nursing

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  Name: Emma Murphy Job: Nurse I have been nursing since 1992 and I can honestly say it is the career that I have always wanted to do. I have…