UCC CPD courses

Contemporary Issues in Healthcare NU6312


Fact File

  • Title

    Contemporary Issues in Healthcare NU6312

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    March - May 2023 on-line module

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    €900.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants must be qualified healthcare professionals registered with the regulatory body in their country of residence. Applicants must have a primary degree, NFQ Level 8 or equivalent. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    31st October 2022

  • Course Delivery Method


  • Credits


  • Start Date

    Semester II


Additional Teaching Mode Information

Staff outcomes; patient outcomes; theories of organisational readiness and application in healthcare environments; organisational readiness to adapt to change; conditions that promote organisational readiness for change; allocating resources; managing priorities.


Orientation Semester II On-Line

To develop a critical understanding of contemporary issues in healthcare and explore organisational readiness for change in the implementation of evidence based healthcare quality improvement.


Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (Strategic Plan – 120 marks; Online activities- 80 marks).


Fees and Costs

EU Fees: É900.00. There is also an application fee of É35.00.

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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