Course Description

Nursing Studies

This course serves as a foundation for those who wish to pursue a career in the nursing profession or to progress to other related areas in higher education. It also enables the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills, and competence to work under supervision in a variety of hospital and other healthcare settings.

Modules include
Anatomy and Physiology
Human Growth and Development
Care Provision and Practice
Nursing Theory and Practice
Care Support
Infection Prevention & Control
Word Processing
Work Experience

Work Experience
Supervised clinical experience in hospitals and other health facilities is incorporated into this course.

Career Opportunities
Graduates from this course can avail of employment opportunities in healthcare or related areas.

Graduates who achieve the required standard may progress to further studies in IT Colleges/Universities through the Higher Education Links Scheme as outlined in this brochure.

Graduates who achieve the required standard may also progress to further studies to Institutes of Technology and Universities. Examples of progression courses include:

UCD, DN450 General Nursing
UCD, DN451 Childrens and General Nursing
DCU, DC215 General Nursing
DCU, DC216 Mental Health Nursing
Dundalk IT, DK870 General Nursing
Entry to UK Colleges through UCAS
Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands

CollegeDundrum College of Further Education
Course LocationDundrum, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course Category
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration1 year
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert or its equivalent (approximately 300 points to include at a minimum ordinary level Maths and English). Suitability for this course will be assessed at interview.
Carear PathGraduates from this course can avail of employment opportunities in healthcare or related areas.
Phone1 2985412
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