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DN452
Midwifery

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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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If you are interested in working with women, their newborn babies and their families during pregnancy and childbirth, midwifery is a good career choice.

Midwives provide the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. They conduct deliveries, and offer care for the newborn infant. 

Alongside acquiriing the foundational knowledge and skills required for midwifery students also have clinical placements in each year. These take place within the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin and in other healthcare institutions.

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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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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
DHSXX 5M4339 Healthcare Support
DCHSN 5M4349 Nursing Studies
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
or 5N2746 - Biology

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Successful completion of your degree entitles you to register as a Registered Midwife (RM) with The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI). 

On registration, numerous career opportunities are available to you in both hospital and community settings in Ireland and abroad, including Europe, Australia and New Zealand.



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