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CK730
Intellectual Disability Nursing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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The course will provide you with excellent opportunities to develop knowledge and skills relevant to professional Intellectual Disability Nursing practice, including independent and critical thinking, and problem solving. 

This four-year full-time degree course is offered in partnership with COPE Foundation, Cork.

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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DHSXX  5M4339  Healthcare Support
DCHSN  5M4349  Nursing Studies
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services

Essential Module Requirements:
Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification which must include:


D20001 - Anatomy & Physiology
or 5N0749 - Anatomy and Physiology

D20012 - Introduction to Nursing
or 5N4325 - Nursing Theory and Practice

D20032 - Human Growth & Development
or 5N1279 - Human Growth and Development
or C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

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On graduation, you may seek employment as an Intellectual Disability Nurse. Intellectual Disability Nurses work in a wide range of areas including acute care, respite care, community facilities, residential facilities, workshops, schools, retirement care, and home nursing.

Traditionally, Irish nurses are highly regarded by other countries, enhancing work opportunities abroad, in particular in the UK, Canada, Australia and the US.



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