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Intellectual Disability Nursing (Taught)

Athlone Institute of Technology
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Program description

Awarded by: Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)

This course is designed to provide the nurse with the opportunity to become knowledgeable, informed, reflective and to develop his/her professional self so that he/she can be empowered and enabled to fully undertake the role and responsibility of nursing care, within the intellectual disability services. The exploration, application analysis, evaluation and synthesis of nursing theory, evidence-based practice and research support this aim. The student is guided to strive for excellence in delivering care, to practice with self-awareness and compassion, to high ethical, legal, and clinical standards from a strong evidence base, within the profession of nursing.

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Athlone Institute of Technology

AIT offers 55 undergraduate programmes at higher certificate (level 6), ordinary degree (level 7) and honours degree (level 8) through the Central Applications Office (CAO). In addition to these programs, a wide variety of add-on opportunities exist for students to...

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