PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDIES

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 in Health Service Skills 5M3782

Massage

Occupational First Aid

Patient Handling

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This course enables graduates to progress to a level 6 QQI award in Physiotherapy and thereafter progress to the Level 8 degree offed at the Royal College of Surgeons. Alternatively, students can progress to a sports or science related level 8 degree and then to the level 9 Physiotherapy at UCD. There are many progression options for students to study Physiotherapy in the UK. Graduates may also apply for several other level 7 and 8 degrees in universities and IT or private colleges around the country. The Pre-Physiotherapy is very valuable for students to directly access employment

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

National Ambulance Service: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Ambulance Training.ie UL: LM103 BSc Paramedic Studies (Mature Applicants Only) (Level 8, 4 Years) IT Carlow: CW-BSEMS-B Bachelor of Business Emergency Services Management (Level 8, 4 Years) UCD: Diploma in Emergency Medical Science (Through the HSE, EMT required First, 2 Years)

PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDIES

HEALTH SERVICE SKILLS 5M3782

 

WHAT IS PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDIES?

Students who undertake this one-year course in Physiotherapy studies will gain an understanding of the principles and practices of rehabilitation and an insight into how to assess and treat clients whose movement is restricted by illness, injury, disability or age.   Learners will gain the skills needed by the HSE to work in the healthcare sector, which will help them to understand therapy programmes and support clients in restoring or improving their mobility.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

• Physiotherapy Assistance Practice

• Physiotherapy Assistance Therapy

• Care Support

• Work Experience

• Communications

• Infection Protection and Control

• Anatomy and Physiology Body Massage

• Human Growth and Development

• Care Skills

• Safety and Health at work

• Nutrition

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

 

NEW COURSE 2020 - 2021