UCC CPD courses

Contemporary Issues in Healthcare NU6312


Fact File

  • Title

    Contemporary Issues in Healthcare NU6312

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    28 March - 16 May 2022 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 2021

  • 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 3rd January 2022

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.

Runs from 28 March 2022 - 16 May 2022 on-line module.

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 download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

Application Form:    03 03 21 CPD Form

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link.
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo).
  3. Pay your €35 application fee for this module via UCC’s Online Portal, noting your Application ID: Click here to proceed to UCC’s Online Portal.
  4. Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via e-mailto cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie


CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre, 

An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,

Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

e-mail cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

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