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Nursing Theory and Practice (QQI LEVEL 5) | CC021 (12 weeks)

Course Overview

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QQI LEVEL 5 MINOR AWARD IN NURSING THEORY AND PRACTICE 5N4325
Course Code:
CC021 | THURS 19.00 - 21.30
Fees:
€240

This programme is suitable for individuals interested in the nursing profession or enhancing their skills and knowledge of the work of a carer/nurse in the healthcare environment while emphasising the importance of interpersonal communication.

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Programme Description
  • The basic requirements in understanding the care and duties of a nurse / carer
  • The role of An Bord Altranais (Irish Nursing Board), the hospital environment and hospital personnel
  • Care of the patient with a variety of conditions; medical / surgical
  • Daily routines on a patient, e.g. skin, hygiene, toileting, exercise and medications
  • Theories of the Nursing Process
  • Practical elements including record of pulse, temperature, blood pressure and fluid balance chart

This module is also mandatory for those who wish to pursue the QQI Full Awards in Nursing Studies, Healthcare Support and Community Health Services.

 

Manual Handling is mandatory for this module. If a participant hasn’t already completed a training programme LCFE can facilitate it for you with an outside provider.

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