Forensic & Legal Medicine - Healthcare Risk Management & Quality

University College Dublin


Course Name Forensic & Legal Medicine - Healthcare Risk Management & Quality
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X257
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September.
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The “Application Type” is Graduate Taught Courses, and 'Admission Term' is Sept 2097 - 2020

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Duration 3 Trimesters Part-Time.
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Entry Requirements

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Eligibility criteria
- Doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists and radiographers must have a minimum of three years’ post qualification experience.

- Other healthcare personnel and professionals must have a b...

Comment Location
The course is held in the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.
Course Content

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- Blended learning including lectures, seminars, workshops and case studies.

-Covers medico-legal aspects of healthcare, the clinical risk management process, risk management in various clinical specialties, issues of patient safe...

Subjects Taught

Module One: 15 ECTS - CORE
Taught Course. Teaching sessions relating to the medico-legal aspects of clinical risk management (September to December) with a programme of attendance (part of continuous assessment as attendance is required to ...

Assessment Method The taught modules will be assessed by continual assessment and written examinations at the end of each module.

The assessments will consist of:
A written assessment in December and May (Modules 1 & 2).
Presentation of case studies in December (Module 3) and a written project which is also presented by the participants (Module 4).

Modules 1 and 3 are assessed in December (Semester 1)
Modules 2 and 4 are assessed in April/May (Semester 2)
Number of Credits TOTAL ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) CREDITS: 60
Further Enquiries Academic Course Co-ordinator:
Mr. Asim Sheikh
Forensic and Legal Medicine
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
Dublin 4

Programme Administrator:
Ms. Danielle Marié
UCD School of Medicine
Forensic & Legal Medicine
UCD Health Sciences Centre
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6647
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