UCC CPD courses

Digital Healthcare CPD NU6313


Fact File

  • Title

    Digital Healthcare CPD NU6313

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Qualifications

    CPD Module

  • Fees

    €900.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    24th July 2020

  • Course Delivery Method


  • Start Date

    Semester 1


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

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.

Additional Teaching Mode Information

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


26th October to 7th December 2020.

All online. No formal attendance.

Why Choose

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.


Fees and Costs

Module Fee: €900

Application Fee: €35

How Do I Apply

How to Apply: 

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link below.
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passpot-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


Please access the application form in the link below:

NU6313 Digital Healthcare

CPD Module Application Form 2020/21

This module is open for applications.

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