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Junior Sophister (3rd Year)

Shared with all Nursing and Midwifery students

Elective Modules

Addressing the Human rights of Those on the Margins of Irish Society

This module introduces the student to the concept of human rights and aims to stimulate students to question and reflect on the human rights accorded to persons who experience marginalisation in Irish society.

Human Factors in Healthcare

This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the concept of human factors and how human factors can impact on healthcare environments.

An Appreciation of Contemporary Poetry in English (Walcott, Heaney, Montague, Murray)

This module offers an introduction to the four poets and an overview of the significance of their work. It will provide students with opportunities to enhance key transferable skills that will be useful in all walks of life after college, such as understanding social, cultural and historical diversity.

Contribution to Society

The overall aim of this module is to provide students with an opportunity to actively contribute to society in a voluntary capacity in an area that is not directly related to nursing practice.

Measuring and reporting on Population Health

This module aims to address the increasing emphasis on primary healthcare and the role of the nurse and healthcare professionals in public and community healthcare systems and settings, while introducing students to basic measurements and healthcare studies that can be conducted within a community setting.