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…
NUI Galway Host Special Talk on Palliative Care

NUI Galway Host Special Talk on Palliative Care

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NUI Galway will hold a spesical talk on palliative care and reading with author Dr Kathryn Mannix on Thursday, 12 September at 7pm in room G018, Institute for Lifecourse and…
ICHAS Open Evenings

ICHAS Open Evenings

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Wharton house in Waterford is down as a location for one of the ICHAS Open Evenings on the 4th September 2019. Limerick and Dublin will remain as is on the…
Try Nursing at WIT

Try Nursing at WIT

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The Department of Nursing & Health Care at Waterford Institute of Technology is again running the popular two-day taster course for students interested in getting into the field. If you…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…