CPD College of Medicine and Health
CPD for Healthcare Staff
The College of Medicine and Health at UCC currently offers Continuing Professional Development that is available for multiple healthcare professionals (not specific to any one professional group). These activities are listed below, with detail on whether they offer ECTS credits, or a Certificate of Attendance, and their closing dates:
|CPD Activity TBC 2022/2023||Registration||Start Date|
|MH6014 Advanced Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals||10 ECTS Credits|
|MH6016 Advance Care Planning||5 ECTS Credits|
|MH6029 Decision Making and Advanced Practice Professional Roles||10 ECTS Credits|
|MH6030 Leadership, Quality Improvement and Governance for Advanced Clinical Practice||10 ECTS Credits|
|CPD1621 An Introduction to Clinical Pastoral Education for Healthcare Professionals||Cert of Attendance||May 2022||Online|
|CPD1756 Good Clinical Practice for Medical Devices (Fully Online, 3.5hrs)||Cert of Attendance||Ongoing||Online|
|CPD1777 Introduction to Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Chartered Physiotherapists and Sport Medicine Doctors||Cert of Attendance||May 2022|
IP6013 Pharmacotherapeutics in Palliative Care
€400 See Fees and Costs for full details.
Candidates must have an honours primary degree or an equivalent qualification in medicine, nursing, pharmacy or dentistry. Module descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022. All applicants are required to complete an application form and provide evidence of current professional registration. See Requirements for full details.
Module Content: Healthcare structures and governance pertinent to the provision of therapeutics in palliative care; Effective and safe use of therapeutics in the palliative care patient, including pharmacology, formulation choice and the management of side-effects and interactions; Rational use of therapeutics in the palliative care patient; Deprescribing; Counselling the palliative care patient on the safe, effective and rational use of therapeutics and managing affective elements of patient interactions.
Additional Teaching Mode Information
This is an online module consisting of online learning and online moderated discussion, along with directed and self-directed learning.
The entire module will be delivered over the course of a one month period.
The inter-professional and online learning format is designed to provide students with a flexible educational experience to allow each student to tailor their learning to their own learning needs, work setting, work commitments and role.
Staff from School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy
Candidates must have an honours primary degree or an equivalent qualification in medicine, nursing, pharmacy or dentistry.
Module descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.
All applicants are required to complete an application form and provide evidence of current professional registration.
Fees and Costs
How Do I Apply
- To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.
- Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
- An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.