UCC CPD courses

Contemporary Issues in Healthcare NU6312


Fact File

  • Title

    Contemporary Issues in Healthcare NU6312

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    March 2024 - May 2024 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 2023

  • 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.

Module runs from 25th March to 6th May 2024; No Orientation.


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; On-line activities- 80 marks).


Fees and Costs

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

How Do I Apply

This module is due to run in Spring 2024.  Applications will open on 23rd August 2023.  If you are interested in applying for one of these modules, please register your details here: https://forms.office.com/e/eUehdG0Djk

UCC will send you a reminder email on the application opening date. 

  • 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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