Nursing - Pre Nursing Studies

Category Health & Beauty » Nursing
Type Further Education / PLC

Hide-The Pre Nursing course is designed as programme of preparatory study to enter a degree programme in Nursing Studies. Students undertaking this course can also apply for training positions in General Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Intellectual Disability Nursing and Children's Nursing.

Nurses look after people who are unwell or who, for some other reason, need special care. They provide care and advice for patients, and they work in a variety of settings. The Pre Nursing course introduces students to the caring role of the nurse and emphasises the importance of interpersonal communication. It equips them with the skills and knowledge to care for patients in a safe and hygienic environment.

Students will learn the basic principles of infection control and are taught to apply standard precautions in relation to infection control. They will learn the structure and function of the human body and gain an understanding of the interrelationship between the systems of the body. They study the levels of personal development to understand the concepts of mental age and chronological age in order to be able to relate to people at a level appropriate to their needs.

Location Dublin City
Company Portobello Institute
Course Fee Course Cost:
Course Duration This is a full time course.
9.00am - 4.30pm.
Entry Requirements Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Acceptance to full time courses is interview-based. There are no specific points requirements.
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