Course code: WD120 What is Intellectual Disability Nursing? Intellectual Disability nursing is seen as a speciality field of nursing that provides holistic care to persons with an intellectual disability. Intellectual disability nurses work as part of a transdisciplinary team in order to enable and empower people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential. Reasons to choose this course Nursing is an excellent choice for students interested in a healthcare career. Because human beings are complex, careers in nursing are amongst the most challenging; they are also some of the most rewarding. Once graduated, your qualifications will take you anywhere in the world. The Intellectual Disability Nursing Programme is delivered in a purpose-built, state of the art learning environment and students undertake clinical practice in many hospitals throughout the south east region. Successfully completing all aspects of this programme allows you to register as an Intellectual Disability Nurse with An Bord Altranais.