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General Nursing-Standard

Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
1 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
From Dublin
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

i have family members who have required hospitalization and the care they recieved was outstanding. i looked up to the nurses.

Are you happy with your choice of course?


On reflection, what made it the right or wrong choice for you?

i enjoy every second of it. from watching people go home better to comforting families when a patient is ill.

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?


Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?


Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?


What are your favourite aspects of your course?

the clinical placement. get to put into practice what you learnt in college and learn new skills, you get to see the true rewards for your hard work

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

the exams,college assignments,hospital assignments,individual assignments for nurses and CPC's, individual leanrning, hospital documentation, all whilst working a 35hr week with no pay plus a part-time job while the pay we will recieve in janurary gets slashed to half we are meant to get.

Was your course what you expected?


What do you wish you had known before choosing this course?

the Lack of job prospect in ireland in this economic climate, it would not have altered my decision however.


always updated eg. new library book check out system. staff are friendly and helpful, they have adequate amount of resources.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty


Please rate your course in terms of workload

Much more than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?


Are you a member of any sports clubs?


How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?


Do you or have you lived away from home during college?


How would you recommend this college to a friend?

it has great facilities, accessible, good reputation, plenty of courses to choose from!

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