International Career InstituteDiploma of Nursing and Patient Care Assisting (Online)

Diploma of Nursing and Patient Care Assisting (Online)

€ 28/weekly installments
Online, Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

Course Units

1. Health and Wellness
– What is health and wellness
– Health determinants
– Behaviour of ill people
– Promoting health
2. Rehabilitation Nursing
– The meaning of rehabilitation
– The multidisciplinary team
– Practices in rehabilitation nursing
3. Community Nursing
– What is community nursing
– Community nurse’s roles
– Community health and the family
4. Support Services in the Community
– Traditional services
– Other support services
5. Medical Terminology
– Definitions, prefixes and glossary of medical terms
– Acronyms and abbreviationsMedical terminology usage
– Human systems and anatomical divisions
– Pharmacology
6. Patient Recordkeeping
– Reviewing and monitoring
– Accessing Records
– Records maintenance
7. Maintaining Workplace Safety
– Occupational Health and Safety
8. Medical Environment: Confidentiality and Privacy
– Codes of Conduct
– Confidentiality and Privacy
– Security Procedures

Career Prospects

Professionals in the nursing and patient care industry hold various job titles like nursing assistant, health care aid and patient care staff but whatever the position is, they should be patient and caring and always possess the desire to assist people who cannot fully care for themselves. Of course, they should be in excellent physical condition to perform well in their duties.

They can find employment opportunities in home healthcare facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, group shelters and even in private residences. They work under the supervision of patient services managers and nurses and perform duties that support clinical care such as catering, cleaning and transporting patients. With additional training, nursing and patient care assistants can become registered nurses.


– Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
– Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
– Study a course that was designed in consultation with the industry
– Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
– Easy interest free payment plans from as low as €28 per week

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