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Nursing Studies - Pre-Nursing

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


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This programme leads to a qualification in Pre-Nursing. It is designed to give a solid foundation in the theory and practice of Health Care and Nursing Care for those who intend entering the nursing, paramedical or community care service.

What will you Study?

Human Growth and Development 5N1297
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Social Studies 5N1370
Word Processing 5N1358
Nursing Theory and Practice 5N4325
Communications 5N0690
Anatomy and Physiology
Care Skills 5N2270
or Care Provision and Practice 5N2705
Work Experience 5N1356
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