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DN310
Veterinary Nursing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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This course is designed to train veterinary nurses to the highest standards to work professionally as part of a veterinary team or with allied sectors such as the pharmaceutical industry.

The course provides a strong academic foundation along with practical skills and competencies with which to build a career as a professional veterinary nurse. 

Lectures, tutorials and off-site practical work experience introduce students to a variety of animal species preparing them to work with small animals, exotics, farm animals and horses.


 
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DN310 - Veterinary Nursing
UCD (NUI)

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DN310 - Veterinary Nursing
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
CASAC  5M2768  AnimalCare

Essential Module Requirements:

Pass in the following modules:
C20153 or 5N0750
B20145 or 5N1952 or B20032 or 5N1358


Distinctions in a minimum of five modules which must include distinctions in the following modules:
C20006 or 5N2746
C20139 or 5N1833

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Placements within veterinary practices are an integral part of the course, along with clinical rotations within the UCD Veterinary Hospital.

Careers in the highly skilled role of veterinary nursing in the practice environment, opportunities for qualified veterinary nurses extend into a number of related fields of animal nutrition, animal welfare, charitable work and education. Insurance and pharmaceuticals frequently source veterinary nurses as employees.



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