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Activities of Living Patient Care – (QQI Level 5)

364.00 229.00

  • Course Fee: Special Offer price: €229
  • Award: QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Activities of Living Patient Care (5N3707).
  • NFQ Credit Value: 15 credits
  • Format: Distance Learning course supported with fully qualified tutors & accredited by QQI.
  • Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
  • Student work placement Insurance covered at no extra cost.
  • Garda Vetting Provided.
  • No classes to attend.

 

Course Description

This Activities of Living Patient Care award will:

  • Facilitate the learner to gain understanding of the Activities of Living and its application to client care.
  • Facilitate the learner to gain knowledge and competency in the delivery of holistic care to clients/patients and understand the importance of promoting of quality of life for client /patient.
  • Facilitate the learner to gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in performing clinical procedures and patient care procedures in a competent, safe and hygienic manner.

This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration.

The course documentation for this course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension. Assignments may be emailed or posted to the College whichever is more convenient.

Course Details

Topics Covered Include:

Unit One: Activities of Living

Unit Two: Part A – Caring for the Patient/Client Utilising Activities of Living.

Unit Two: Part B – Caring for the Patient/Client Utilising Activities of Living.

 

Preferred entry level:

  • Level 4 Certificate or Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.

 

Programme Entry Requirements:

  • If you take this course by distance learning the course material will be posted to you. You can complete and return assignments/projects which must be typed rather than handwritten either by post or by email.
  • If you take this course by eLearning you will need basic IT skills and have access to broadband.
  • As part of the assessment criteria for this module learners will be required to carry out practical demonstrations, with this in mind learners will need to be involved or be able to identify a work placement where they will be able to carry out these tasks.
  • Garda Vetting will be required any workplacement within the Care Sector. The Open College is an approved Garda Vetting organisation and can assist with this if required. Please ask for details.

 

Assessment:

Skills Demonstration – 60% of Marks
Project – 40% of Marks

Skills Demonstration: The Learner will be observed in a range of clinical skills demonstrating good patient care, a written report will also be submitted for each skill undertaken.

Project: The Learner will produce a Project  which shows understanding and application of the activities of living in the provision of holistic individualised care to a client / patient  within the healthcare setting. Findings of project are analysed, evaluated, reflected upon and makes recommendations with project supported with relevant research.

 

Grading:

Pass 50 – 64%
Merit 65 – 79%
Distinction 80 – 100%

 

Accreditation

  • Following successful completion you will receive a QQI Level 5 component Certificate in Activities of Living Patient Care (5N3707).
  • QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Open College is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to QQI awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Click here for details of the National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Click here for more detailed Accreditation information.
  • There is a €85.00 registration fee payable to include administration, moderation and QQI accreditation.

QQI Distance Learning Courses

Location & Dates

This QQI Activities of Living Patient Care 5N3707 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient.

If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.

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