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Analog Devices

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3 main things:

1. Be organised.

2. Try to keep a positive attitude.

3. Persevere. Working in a Design Evaluation role or indeed any electronic engineering role, requires problem-solving skills and half the battle with this is having a positive attitude. If you have a negative/pessimistic attitude, the battle to find a solution is lost before you even start. In debugging an issue, start with the basics and work from there. Like peeling an onion, gradually peel off the outter layers to reveal the inner core of the onion...as you work, you get more clues and develop a better understanding of the product/issue you are working on.

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DN451
Childrens and General Nursing (Integrated)

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Nursing involves providing professional care for people who are ill or unable to look after themselves. This may be the degree for you if you are drawn towards helping adults and chuildren and making a difference to their lives while they are ill. If you are empathetic, resilient, reliable, a good communicator, with an ability to solve problems you are an ideal candidate for this career.

You will study the theory and practice of nursing with academic lectures, workshops and tutorials taking place in Belfield and professional clinical placements primarily in Our Lady's Children's Hospital, St Vincent's Healthcare Group and the Mater Misericordiae Hospital.

Completing the degree qualifies you both as a Registered Children's Nurse and a Registered General Nurse.

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


Essential Module Requirements:
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in: 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
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There is an opportunity for students to study abroad for a semester in a choice of European locations.

Completing the degree qualifies you both as a Registered Children's Nurse and a Registered General Nurse.

Besides clinical pratice graduates also work in professional roles in education, research and mangement.

A graduate of nursing or midwifery from UCD has the ability to travel throughout Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.



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