Health Systems - Process Improvement in Health Systems

University College Dublin


Course Name Health Systems - Process Improvement in Health Systems
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X925
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022
Application Date Closing Date: 30th July 2021

Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and programmes will close once they are filled. We advise you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

If taking this programme as part of the MSc Leadership, Innovation and Management, and you require more information on module selection, contact the MSc Programe Director, Professor Martin McNamara directly
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Duration 6 months part-time

The programme is currently delivered via a virtual learning platform

Half day Graduate orientation (Trimester 1)
5 class days (09:30 -16:30) over a 6 month period (Trimester 1/Trimester 2)
Final group presentation (duration 30 minutes)
Half day reference site visit (Trimester 2)*
*subject to Covid restrictions and guidelines
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Entry Requirements Healthcare Professionals should have completed the Fundamentals of Process Improvement in Health Systems (or equivalent introduction to healthcare process improvement principles)with the Mater Lean Academy/UCD or another accredited provider - contact

We advise that appliants seek the support of their manager for their process improvement journey.
Course Content

Expand+Process and Quality improvement in healthcare using the Model for Improvement, Lean, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma and Person-centred methodologies. Enabling you to practice as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt within the Health System.

The seeds of process...

Assessment Method Assessment Strategies

The Programme uses a team based learning approach and includes:

Team based assignments

Assessed tollgates of incremental process improvement project development

Team presentation to UCD expert exam panel (candidates must pass this assessment to be eligible for the academic award)

Team Scientific Poster
Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Vanessa Kelly
Mater Lean Academy Administrator
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles St., Dublin 7, D07 R2WY.

Academic Enquiries:
Seán Paul Teeling
Programme Director
Health Sciences Centre UCD Dublin 4
+353 1 7166449 / +353 1 8607729
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