Medicine & Health - Advancing Practice for Patient Safety

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Advancing Practice for Patient Safety
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code NU6303
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE
14th Sept. - 26th Oct. 2020
Application Date

24th July 2020

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below;

Application Form NU6303 2020/21:

CPD Module Application Form 2020/21

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Duration Delivered fully on-line; students do not attend workshop dates.

Duration: 200hr(s) Other (Online Learning; Discussion Board Preparation and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning).
Course Fee €900 plus €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be qualified Nurses registered with the regulatory body in their country of residence. Applicants must have a primary degree, Level 8 or equivalent.

Applicants who are under 23 years of age must satisfy the minimum entry requiremen...

Course Content


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

Examine the relevance of clinical risk to patient safety.

Describe the management of clinical risk in healthcare.

Appraise the importance of teamwork in relation...

Subjects Taught Module Content: Content is aligned to the World Health Organisation multi-professional patient safety curriculum guide. It will cover areas such as how to assess patient safety, understanding the importance of teamwork, managing clinical risk and employing quality-improvement methods to enhance care.
Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (Practice Discussion - 60 marks; Case Study Discussion - 60 marks; Presentation ? 60 marks; online activities- 20 marks).

Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

For Content Queries: Anna O'Leary
+ 353 21 490 1483

Module Co-ordinator: Dr Vera McCarthy, School of Nursing & Midwifery.
+353 21 490 1453
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