UCC CPD courses

MH6032 Effective Communication in Healthcare - Effective Communication in Healthcare

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  • Title

    MH6032 Effective Communication in Healthcare

  • Code

    MH6032

  • Subject Title

    Effective Communication in Healthcare

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    This is a blended module consisting of 2 face-toface workshops, as well as synchronous and asynchronous online sessions.

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time

  • Fees

    É400.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    An honours primary degree or an equivalent qualification in an appropriate healthcare profession* to be approved by the programme team. *A relevant health care profession includes but is not limited to medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and hearing science, psychology, social science, pastoral care, art therapy. Entry Requirements as set in detail below. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    30th June 2022

  • Credits

    5

  • Start Date

    Semester I November 2022

Outline

This is a blended module consisting of 2 face-toface workshops, as well as synchronous and asynchronous online sessions. The face-to-face workshops will be held at Marymount University and Hospice and University College Cork, Brookfield. The entire module will be delivered in 4 sessions over the course of a 1 month period.

This is a blended module consisting of 2 face-toface workshops, as well as synchronous and asynchronous online sessions. The face-to-face workshops will be held at Marymount University and Hospice and University College Cork, Brookfield. The entire module will be delivered in 4 sessions over the course of a 1 month period.   The blended learning format is designed to  provide students with a flexible educational experience whilst also recognising the benefits of face-to-face learning for this topic to facilitate and enable interaction and engagement in a supportive and safe learning environment. If, for example, due to further impact of COVID19, face-to-face delivery is not possible, this content will be delivered entirely online. 

Contact hours: 20 hours:  12 hours Online synchronous and asynchronous teaching (online learning and online moderated group discussions and e-tivities)); 8 hours Workshops (Face to Face). 
 
Self-Directed study (including reading, preparation of assignments, reflection): 80 hours.  Contact Hours* 9TBC 80 or 125 hours).

This module will be delivered in  November 2021.

Wednesday 3rd November - online

Wednesday 10th November

Face to face Theory and workshop on communication with families

Wednesday 17th November - online

Wednesday 24th November

Face to face Theory and workshop on professional relationships 

Requirements

The Continuing Professional Development modules in Nursing and Midwifery are open to registered health care professionals in Nursing, Midwifery, Medicine, and Clinical Therapies or other allied disciplines. Some modules are open to registered nurses/midwives only (indicated below beside individual modules).

Applicants who are practising health care professionals must provide evidence of current registration with the relevant professional regulatory body (e.g. the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (active registration), the Irish Medical Council, the Health & Social Care Professions Council (or equivalent regulatory body for pharmacists, occupational therapist, podiatrists, speech and language therapists etc.)) Applicants from allied disciplines must provide evidence of professional certification, where appropriate.

Students, or applicants in receipt of an offer, taking certain modules will be subject to Garda Vetting as relevant. Students will be prohibited from engaging in a relevant work placement unless the vetting process has been cleared. Click here to view UCC's Student Garda Vetting Policy.

Applicants who are under 23 years of age must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as for the Degrees in Nursing or Midwifery, as set out here

Applicants who do not meet these requirements, may, by virtue of their training and experience, at the discretion of the Programme Team, be deemed suitable for entry to the module. Such candidates may be requested to undergo an interview.

Applicants for Nursing and Midwifery CPD modules who do not hold an up-to-date IELTS certificate showing the requisite Academic Board approved COMH scores must demonstrate evidence of appropriate work experience within an English language environment for at least the previous 2 years. 

  • Required : An honours primary degree or an equivalent qualification in an appropriate healthcare profession* to be approved by the programme team; ▪ In some circumstances applicants who do not meet these requirements, by virtue of their training and experience may, at the discretion of the Programme Team, be deemed suitable for entry to the programme. Such candidates may be requested to undergo an interview. * A relevant health care profession includes but is not limited to medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and hearing science, psychology, social science, pastoral care, art therapy.  

Fees and Costs

The fee for this module is €400.00 There is also a €35 application fee. 

How Do I Apply

Applications for this module are now open.

  • 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.

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