Nursing Studies

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Nursing Studies
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M4349 CS01
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work under supervision in a variety of healthcare settings and/or to progress to higher education and training.

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FET Code 5M4349 - Nursing Studies
Duration One Year - Full Time Study
Comment Qualifications
5M4349 QQI Level 5 Nursing Studies
Patient Safer Moving and Handling – Charter of Physiotherapist or HSA.
FAR (First Aid Response) - Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There will be additional fees for Handling and Lifting
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:
Anatomy & Physiology
Nursing Theory & Practice
Human Growth & Development
Care Provision & Practice
Personal & Professional Development
Safety & Health at Work
Word Processing
Work Experience

Elder Abuse Training
FAR (First Aid Response)
Patient Safer Moving and Handling

Social Studies
Infection Prevention & Control
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or equivalent.- preferably to include English & Biology. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in the caring profession.

Entry may be subject to interview and depends on satisfactory completion of an induction programme and Garda Vetting.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Examinations
• Practical Skills Test
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Nursing Studies graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to, following completion of university studies:

Adult Nursing
Intellectual Disability Nursing...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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For more information on this course, please contact Roisin Lavelle.
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