Why take this Course?
If you enjoy “making a difference to people’s lives” why not make a career out of it? Pre-Nursing studies can give you a head start in a nursing career. Such a career is meaningful and filled with many opportunities, challenges and rewards.
The Nursing Studies Major Award will provide you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to apply for a Nursing Degree Programme through the CAO and UCAS in General Nursing, Maternity Nurse, Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Children’s or Social Care in Ireland and UK or work as a Qualified Healthcare Assistant.
What will I Study?
You will gain an understanding and awareness of the roles and responsibilities carried out by a Professional Nurse. Also the importance of interpersonal communication.
The Nursing Studies course is structured to provide you with specialist knowledge, skills and competence needed to enter the Nursing profession. You will have the opportunity to discuss your career options with a Career Guidance Counsellor who will support you in your application through the CAO/UCAS.
You will study core areas of nursing and will put theory into practice through participation in work experience.
The Modules are as follows:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Nursing Theory and Practice
- Human Growth and Development
- Care Skills
- Work Experience
- Health & Safety at Work
- Palliative Care Support
Our Team of Teachers
Learn from a team of highly qualified and experienced teachers. These will prepare you for the real-life knowledge and skills needed in a career in Nursing or Social Care.