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Nursing Studies 5M4349


QQI Level 5 in Nursing 5M4349 Patient Handling; CPR; Basic First Aid; Child Protection Online Course



Graduates may pursue a diploma or degree in many of the IT colleges around the country to study General, Psychiatric, Mental Health or Children’s Nursing. They may alternatively seek immediate employment in a range of hospitals, community care, and healthcare initiatives. There are now many nursing degree courses available to graduates on the newly expanded QQI links programme in colleges like DCU, UCD, Trinity, IT Blanchardstown, Carlow College, Maynooth University (incl. St. Patrick’s College), Athlone IT, DIT, Dundalk IT, Galway Mayo Institute, National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), St. Angela’s College Sligo, University of Limerick, IT Carlow, Letterkenny IT, St Angela’s Sligo, Tralee IT, UCC, and Waterford IT.     Nursing graduates can also access one of the over 140 places in First Arts in Maynooth University. The qualification can also be used for entry into third level courses in the Social Care/Social Studies area. This course will also help you to seek out links to the many nursing degree programmes in the UK like The University of West London, Edge Hill University, Southampton University, Staffordshire University, Liverpool, Bath, South Bank, Edinburgh (Scotland) and Bangor University (Wales), where we have close links.




General Nursing:   DCU DC218, Trinity TR093, Dundalk IT DK 870, UCD DN450 Mental Health Nursing: DCU DC216, Trinity TR095, UCD DN453, Dundalk IT DK874 Intellectual Disability Nursing: DCU DC217, Trinity TR097, Dundalk IT DK872 Midwifery: UCD DN452, Trinity TR913, Dundalk IT DK877





This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for work with people in a hospital, respite care, social care, community development or residential setting. Nurses need social, communication and caring skills to work with individuals and groups. Nursing Studies will lay a foundation for these skills and provide the work experience to put learning into practice. This programme is ideal for both school leavers and experienced mature persons seeking a formal education. The aim of the course is to provide the academic and practical foundation for entry into nursing training as well as the social and human skills necessary for the career.



The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Nursing Theory and Practice

• Communications

• Anatomy and Physiology

• Word Processing

• Biology

• Work Experience

• Human Growth and Development

• Mathematics

• Care of the Older Person

• Care Support

• Infection Prevention and Control



Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie