Emergency Care Studies

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Emergency Care Studies
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M3782
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
Cardiac First Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council Level 1 NFQ
Emergency First Response PreHospital Emergency Care Council None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Course Content This course is suitable for students who wish to work in either the Fire or Ambulance services. This course will lead to a QQI Level 5 award in Health Service skills with an additional award certification in Emergency First Responder, accredited by The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). Learners will train for Emergency First Responder incorporating Cardiac First Responder certification which is also PHECC accredited.
FET Code 5M3782 - Health Service Skills
Duration 1 year
Comment Award
QQI Level 5 - Health Service Skills

Additional Qualifications:
* EFR - Emergency First Response (PHECC Accredited)
* CFR - Cardiac First Response Advanced (Training) with Basic Life Support (PHECC Accredited)
* Patient Moving and Manual Handling
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to medic...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught Activities of Living Patient Care
Anatomy and Physiology
Care Support
Emergency Department Care Skills
Understanding Mental Health
Infection Prevention and Control
Communications
Mathematics
Care Skills
Work Experience

Additional Qualifications:
* EFR - Emergency First Response (PHECC Accredited)
* CFR - Cardiac First Response Advanced (Training) with Basic Life Support (PHECC Accredited)
* Patient Moving and Manual Handling
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Graduates of this course will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to be eligible to apply for work in an emergency medical technician setting.

Progression Opportunities
Cavan Institute: Graduates are Eligible to progr...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Web: www.cavaninstitute.ie
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