Karen Grogan is a Nursing Studies Alumni currently working as the Associate Regional Director for the Orpea Group in the Northside of Dublin.
Following the completion of her Nursing Studies programme, Karen completed a BSc in Intellectual Disability Nursing. Karen continues to use her healthcare experience as part of her role visiting multiple nursing homes across Dublin and meeting various residents and staff.
What course did you study at Dorset College?
How did you hear about Dorset College?
What was it about Dorset College and/or this course that appealed to you?
I found the small classes and the access to our Tutors the most appealing part for me.
How was your experience studying at Dorset College?
Great - I loved the interactive classes and the on-going tutor support.
Has your experience at Dorset College influenced your professional development? Please explain how.
Completing the Nursing Studies course has assisted me in gaining entry to a BSc in Intellectual Disability Nursing, and gave me a great foundation for the course programme ahead. I was confident in Academic Writing from my time in Dorset College, which was a great help. The Nursing Studies programme was also the key for me being recruited as a Healthcare Assistant.
What recommendation would you have for those who are thinking about studying with us in the future?
Use all the class time with your Tutors wisely and always try to engage in the open discussion with your classmates.
Dorset College is…
A great foundation for anyone wishing to enter into the Healthcare industry!