UCC CPD courses

Digital Healthcare CPD NU6313


Fact File

  • Title

    Digital Healthcare CPD NU6313

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    25 Oct - 6 Dec 2021 on-line module

  • Qualifications

    CPD Module

  • 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

    30th June 2021

  • Course Delivery Method


  • Venue

    Fully On-line

  • Start Date

    Semester I


Module Objective: This module focuses on information communication technology (interchangeably referred to as digital health/ehealth/informatics) and its application to healthcare.

Module Content: The role and vision of digital health will be explored from a national and international perspective. Ethical considerations surrounding ehealth will be examined. The impact of digital healthcare technologies on health, health services delivery and workforce will be considered. Genomics will be investigated. The importance of classification systems/language and standards will be explored within the context of system development. Organisational development will be considered within the context of digital health. The learning environment within healthcare will be explored from a digital health perspective.
This module will provide students with knowledge to help them explore and contribute to the developing role of ICT in healthcare.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Critically explore pertinent issues such as trust and privacy as they apply to digital health.
  • Identify and critically analyse current and future contributions of ICT/digital health to how healthcare is delivered.
  • Explore standard development in relation to structuring information around discrete clinical concepts.
  • Appraise the use of classification systems in relation to digital health.
  • Explore diverse issues within digital health for example genomics.

Additional Teaching Mode Information

200hr(s) Other (Online Learning: Online discussions and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning).


Orientation Semester I 26th August 2021

25 October to 6th December 2021 on-line module

All online. No formal attendance.


Fees and Costs

Module Fee: €900

Application Fee: €35

How Do I Apply

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-mail to 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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