Collinstown Park Community College

Nursing Studies QQI Level 5 (5M4349)

NURSING STUDIES QQI LEVEL 5 (5M4349)


Course Aim
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings and / or to progress to further / higher education and training.


Employability Statement
The successful completion of the QQI Level 5 award in Nursing Studies will enable applicants to work under supervision in a variety of hospital and other healthcare settings and or to progress to further and or higher education and training.


WHY DO THIS COURSE IN CPCC?
• Strong links with high quality work experience placements in HSE hospitals and services as well as private nursing homes.
• Graduates from this course have progressed to Third Level Nursing and Midwifery courses in Trinity, DCU and UCD.
• Graduates have secured permanent positions as Care Assistants in the Public and Private sector.
• Opportunity to undertake an extra module to achieve a second Major Award in Health Services Skills which is required to work in some HSE services.

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Course Content


Mandatory Components
Anatomy and Physiology (5N0749)
Human Growth and Development (5N1279)
Nursing Theory and Practice (5N4325)
Care Skills (5N2770)
Communications (5N0690)
Work Experience (5N1356)


Elective Components
Two components from the following list will be selected by the college subject to
availability:
Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
Care Support (5N0758)
Infection Prevention & Control (5N3734)
Care of the Older Person (5N2706)
Word Processing (5N1358)


Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4. Mature students with relevant life or work experience. All candidates will be interviewed individually.


Work Experience
Work Experience is a compulsory part of the course. Garda vetting is essential and will be organised through the college.


Certification
QQI Level 5 Major Award in Nursing & Certificate in Moving and Handling & Certificate in First Aid.

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2024
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2024
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2024
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