UCC CPD courses

NU6313 Digital Healthcare


Fact File

  • Title

    NU6313 Digital Healthcare

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    23rd October - 3rd December 2023

  • 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 2023

  • Course Delivery Method


  • Venue

    Fully On-line

  • Start Date

    Semester I - 23rd October 2023


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).


23rd October - 3rd December 2023

All on-line. No formal attendance.


Fees and Costs

Module Fee: €900

Application Fee: €35

How Do I Apply

 Applications will open on 13th March 2023

  • 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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