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Clinical Pastoral Education for Healthcare Professionals

20 Nov 2019

Our latest intake of students have completed the very popular 10 week CPD1621 Clinical Pastoral Education for Healthcare Professionals


Dr Daniel Nuzum, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCC has recently completed teaching of the fourth series in this very popular 10 week Evening CPD course. 

An Introduction to Clinical Pastoral Education introduces healthcare professionals to the role of spirituality in clinical care, self awareness​, reflective practice, personal, pastoral and professional identity, communication, listening and responding skills, empathy, teamwork, self-care, introduction to grief and loss, spiritual assessment and referral, spiritual pain. 

Drawing from the principles of Clinical Pastoral Education, participants,with accredited supervisors, explore the use of self in caring relationships and develop skills for pastoral care in a healthcare environment.​

"I have done alot of training/workshops throughout my career as a nurse/counsellor but I found this course the most beneficial of all - Daniel was amazing, really looking forward to further training/stand alone seminar" -Current Student on CPD1621

The next running date for the course will be in Spring 2019

If you are interested in applying you can join the mailing at https://www.ucc.ie/en/cpd/options/medhealth/cpd1621/

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