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Healthcare Support - East Limerick Campus

Course Code(s):  HSCC 5M4339
QQI Award Code:  5M4339 Healthcare Support
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code HSCC 5M4339
QQI Award Code 5M4339 Healthcare Support
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This 1 year, full time programme gives learners the opportunity to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge relating to the Healthcare Support role and to health and wellbeing of clients in a variety of Healthcare settings.

What will you Study?

Care Support
Safety and Health at Work
Care Skills
Communications
Work Experience
Infection Prevention and Control
Nursing Theory and Practice
Human Growth and Development
Care of the Older Person
Care Provision and Practice
Palliative Care Support
Anatomy and Physiology
Safety and Health at Work
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DHSXX 5M4339

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Related Career Sectors

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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