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Nursing Studies with Maternity Care Skills

Course Code(s):  5M4349
QQI Award Code:  5M4349 Nursing Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry 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

This full time programme provides an introduction to application of basic nursing practice with a distinct focus on midwifery. It offers opportunities to taste nursing and midwifery as a career both at home and abroad. This programme facilitates mature students returning to education and offers assistance with interview skills and aptitude test preparation. While the programme offers and insight into nursing care it also equips the learner with the knowledge and skills necessary to assist the midwife in caring for mother and baby.

What will you Study?

This full time programme provides an introduction to application of basic nursing practice with a distinct focus on midwifery. It offers opportunities to taste nursing and midwifery as a career both at home and abroad. This programme facilitates mature students returning to education and offers assistance with interview skills and aptitude test preparation. While the programme offers and insight into nursing care it also equips the learner with the knowledge and skills necessary to assist the midwife in caring for mother and baby.

Anatomy and Physiology
Human Growth and Development 5N1297
Nursing Theory and Practice 5N4325
Infection Prevention and Control 5N3734
Care Provision and Practice/ Care Skills 5N2270
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Social Studies 5N1370
Maternity Care Support 5N0758
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
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DCHSN 5M4349

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