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Health Science - Pre- Nursing

Course Code(s):  5M4349
QQI Award Code:  5M4349 Nursing Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M4349
QQI Award Code 5M4349 Nursing Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

What will you Study?

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Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCHSN 5M4349

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Change Manager   Genetic Engineer  
Haematologist   Clinical Trials Scientist  
Surgeon    Phlebotomist  
Audiologist   Immunologist  
Clinical / Medical Technologist   Psychiatrist  
Pharmacist   Genetic Technologist  
Coroner   Herbalist  
Dentist - Periodontist   Oncologist  
Surgeon - Oral   Radiologist - Diagnostic   
Orthoptist   Orthodontist  
Optometrist   Neurologist  
Naturopath   Embryologist  
Perfusionist   Reflexologist  
Paediatrician   Laboratory Technician  
Obstetrician / Gynaecologist   Epidemiologist  
Gastroenterologist   Doctor / GP  
Dentist - General   Ophthalmologist  
Forensic Pathologist   Podiatrist / Chiropodist  
Anaesthetist   Homeopath  
Laboratory Manager   Radiologist - Radiation Therapist  
Neuroscientist   Cytogenetic Technologist  
Microbiologist   Osteopath  
Dietician   Dental Technician  
Health and Safety Inspector   Radiographer - Diagnostic  
Medical Laboratory Assistant   Neurophysiology Technician  
Anatomical Pathology Technician   Radiographer - Therapeutic  
Medical Laboratory Technician   Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist  
Respiratory Technician   Vision Rehabilitation Therapists  
Nurse - Children's   Nurse - Advanced Nurse Practitioner  
Lactation Consultant   Physical Therapist  
Nurse Tutor   Nurse Prescriber  
Acupuncturist   Nurse - Psychiatric / Mental Health Care  
Physiotherapist   Paramedic / Emergency Medical Technician  
Nurse - Intellectual Disability   Nurse - General  
Nurse - Midwife   Dental Nurse / Surgery Assistant  
Dental Hygienist   Chiropractor  
Nurse - Theatre / Perioperative   Spinologist  
Aromatherapist   Nurse - Public Health  
Prosthetist / Orthotist   Sports Scientist   
Physiotherapist - Sports    Pathologist  
Firefighter   Advice Worker  
Sociologist / Social Researcher   Psychologist - Clinical  
Psychologist   Guidance Counsellor - Adult Education  
Counsellor   Psychotherapist  
Social Worker   Social Care Worker / Practitioner  
Occupational Therapist   Environmental Health Officer  

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Medical & Healthcare
Social & Caring
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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