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Get some experience working with both children and the elderly and feel comfortable working with both. Throughout college you will take part in clinical placements where you will be required to work with various age groups.
Work hard in school and achieve good Leaving Cert. results in order to get the necessary points for entry into the course.
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Think about the personal characteristics mentioned below that are important for the job and think about whether you possess these characteristics
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|QQI Award Code:||5M4349 Nursing Studies|
|QQI Award Code||5M4349 Nursing Studies|
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
Work Experience 5N1356
Social Studies 5N1370
Maternity Care Support 5N0758
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:
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