Students who undertake this one-year course in Physiotherapy studies will gain an understanding of the principles and practices of rehabilitation and an insight into how to assess and treat clients whose movement is restricted by illness, injury, disability or age. Students will gain the skills needed by the HSE to work in the healthcare sector, which will help them to understand therapy programmes and support clients in restoring or improving their mobility.
• Physiotherapy Assistant Practice • Physiotherapy Assistant Therapy Theory • Care Support • Work Experience • Communications • Infection Protection and Control • Anatomy and Physiology • Nutrition • Exercise and Fitness • Kinesiology • Body Massage and Figure Analysis
• QQI Level 5 in Health Service Skills 5M3782
• ITEC Diploma in Massage
• Occupational First Aid
• Patient Handling
UK – UNIVERSITIES
Graduates of our Physiotherapy Studies programme are eligible to apply for all Physiotherapy Degrees throughout the UK.
• Graduates can progress to related undergraduate degrees in Ireland and then apply for a Physiotherapy Masters programme in universities such as UCD and UL. • Mature students can progress to related undergraduate degrees in Ireland and then apply for a Physiotherapy undergraduate degree. • Graduates are eligible to apply directly for Physiotherapy undergraduate degrees in certain UK universities.
South East Technological University Carlow: CW188 Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Athlone: AL841 Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years) Ulster University: BSc Physiotherapy Colaiste Ide: 6M5147 Pre-University Physiotherapy (Level 6, 1 year) Drogheda Institute of Further Education: 6M5147 Pre-University Physiotherapy (Level 6, 1 Year) Maynooth: Business & Sports Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Royal College of Surgeons: RC004 Physiotherapy (Level 8, 4 years) (Level 5 and 6 / Mature Entry requirement)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie