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Cavan Institute
Emergency Care Studies

Emergency Care Studies is designed for students who wish to work in either the emergency care or fire and ambulance services.

Emergency Care Studies

5M3782

Course Fees

€1,075

This course in Emergency Care Studies leads to a Level 5 award in Health Service skills with additional 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.

About This Course

Course Content

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.

Further Study

At Cavan Institute: 

Graduates are eligible to progress to the level 6 Health Services Supervi­sory Management course avail­able at Cavan Institute.


Elsewhere: 

Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements). Students may also apply through UCAS to progress their studies in the UK.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course will have the necessary skills to apply for work with the emergency care, fire or ambulance services. They will also be qualified to volunteer with organisations such as the Order of Malta. 

Certification

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills

PHECC Emergency First Response (EFR)

PHECC Cardiac First Response Community Training (CFR-C)

Patient Moving and Manual Handling

5M3782

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Service Skills

PHECC Emergency First Response (EFR)

PHECC Cardiac First Response Community Training (CFR-C)

Patient Moving and Manual Handling

Care Skills                                                                      

Care Support                                                                

Understanding Mental Health                               

Anatomy and Physiology                                         

Communications

Emergency Department Care Skills

Infection Prevention and Control

Mathematics

Work Experience



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