Clinical Supervision Courses

Clinical Supervision Courses

What is Clinical Supervision? Clinical Supervision is the education and training by approved supervisors that manages and supports, develops and evaluates the work of colleagues. Clinical Supervision involves clinicians meeting regularly to reflect on practice with the intention of learning, developing practice and providing high quality, safe care to patients. Clinical supervision’s ultimate goals are to ensure that the […]

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Cognitive Science Courses

Cognitive Science Courses

What is Cognitive Science? Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of human behaviour and intelligence, with a focus on how information is perceived, processed and transformed. The field draws from anthropology, biology, computer science, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy and sociology to learn how the mind determines behaviour. What 3rd level courses are available? Universities and colleges in Ireland […]

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Bacteriology Courses

Bacteriology Courses

What is Bacteriology? Bacteria are microscopic, single-celled organisms that thrive in diverse environments. These organisms can live in soil, the ocean and inside the human gut. Bacteriology is the scientific study of microscopic organisms and bacteria and their effects on humans and animals. Bacteriologists monitor the ecology, metabolism and reproduction of these organisms. Bacteriologists may work […]

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Immunotherapeutics Courses

Immunotherapeutics Courses

What is Immunotherapeutics? The immune system helps your body fight infections and other diseases. It is made up of white blood cells and organs and tissues of the lymph system. Immunotherapy is a type of treatment that helps your immune system fight diseases like cancer by boosting the body’s natural defences. It uses substances made by […]

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Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Courses

Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Courses

What is Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation? Physiology is the scientific study of the body and how it works, including all of the mechanical, physical and chemical processes that take place. Exercise physiology utilises this knowledge to prescribe effective exercise programs for rehabilitation and relief from pain and discomfort as well as to treat many chronic health […]

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Courses

Cardiac Rehabilitation Courses

What is Cardiac Rehabilitation? Cardiac Rehabilitation is a customised outpatient program of exercise and education. The program is designed to help you improve your health and recover from a heart attack or other forms of heart disease or surgery to treat heart disease. It is a supervised program that includes education about healthy living, including how […]

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Genomics Courses

Genomics Courses

What is Genomics? The study and analysis of genomes is called Genomics. A genome is the complete set of genetic information in an organism. It provides all of the information the organism requires to function. In living organisms, the genome is stored in long molecules of DNA called chromosomes. Genomics is making it possible to predict, […]

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Public Health Sciences Courses

Public Health Sciences Courses

What is Public Health? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Public Health science as “the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging health through the organized efforts of society.” Public Health Science is the study of preventing disease, increasing the longevity of life and promoting health through efforts and choices made by society, public and private organizations, the community and by […]

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Molecular Medicine Courses

Molecular Medicine Courses

What is Molecular Medicine? Molecular medicine is the branch of medicine that develops ways to diagnose and treat diseases by understanding the way genes, proteins and other cellular molecules work. Molecular medicine aims to provide an understanding at the molecular level of how normal cellular processes change, fail or are destroyed by disease so that research […]

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Radiation Therapy Courses

Radiation Therapy Courses

What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy or radiotherapy is the use of various forms of radiation to treat diseases such as cancer, some blood disorders, and thyroid disease. Radiation therapy works by damaging or slowing the growth of the genetic material of cancer cells so that they cannot spread or grow any further. In radiation […]

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Immunology Courses

Immunology Courses

What is Immunology? Immunology is the study of the structure and functions of the immune system in all organisms. The immune system is the system within an organism that is responsible for protecting the organism from infection by foreign matter. The immune system has evolved to protect our bodies against infection and cancer and involves […]

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Oncology Courses

Oncology Courses

What is Oncology? Oncology is the study of tumors and cancers. An oncologist is a doctor who specializes in and treats cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer.  The field of oncology has three major areas: medical, surgical, and radiation. A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications, such as […]

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Cheminformatics and Toxicology Courses

Cheminformatics and Toxicology Courses

What are Cheminformatics and Toxicology? Cheminformatics is the use of information technology to help chemists investigate problems, organize, analyze and understand scientific data in the development of novel compounds, materials, and processes. Computers have become so powerful that anyone interested in researching a wide range of chemistry topics will surely resort to them for analysis, […]

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Clinical Research Courses

Clinical Research Courses

What is Clinical Research? Clinical Research refers to any research carried out on humans. It focuses on improving our knowledge of diseases, developing new diagnostic methods, treatments, and medical devices for better patient care. It is essentially a form of scientific investigation that involved human participants and helps to translate basic lab research into more […]

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Biomedical Engineering Courses

Biomedical Engineering Courses

What is Biomedical Engineering? Biomedical Engineering focuses on advancements in technology and medicine that allow for the development of new devices and equipment that can be used to improve human health and healthcare at all levels. A Biomedical Engineer analyses and designs the solutions to problems in biology and medicine to improve the quality and […]

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Midwifery Courses

Midwifery Courses

What is Midwifery? A midwife is a trained health professional whose role is to help women during their labor, delivery, and after the birth of their babies. Midwives may deliver babies at birthing centers, hospitals, or homes. Midwives manage many common obstetric complications and many works in collaboration with Obstetricians to provide safe care for […]

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Chemical Sciences

Chemical Sciences

What are Chemical Sciences? Chemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and properties of matter, elements, and compounds. The documentation, research, and knowledge of the structures, properties, and composition of various substances that result from chemical reaction or bonding are known as Chemical Science. Chemists investigate the properties of matter at the level of […]

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy

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 than qualified to offer advice and guidance. The Pharmacy Act of 2007 modernised the law governing the regulation of pharmacists and pharmacy practise. The pharmacy […]

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Medicine

Medicine

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 takes a great deal of commitment and hard work. Applicants must accrue high scores in both the Leaving Cert and in the HPAT test. The […]

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Nursing

Nursing

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 present at births as well as deaths. To become a registered nurse in Ireland, you must do a nursing degree from one of the teaching […]

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