Medico-Legal Aspects of Healthcare

University College Dublin


Course Name Medico-Legal Aspects of Healthcare
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X673
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next intake: September.
Application Date The next intake for Graduate Diploma Healthcare (Risk Management & Quality) is September.
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Duration 4 Months Part Time (September to December).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+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 basic qualification in one of the healt...

Course Content

Expand+Course Features
Blended learning including lectures, seminars, workshops and case studies.

Covers medico-legal aspects of healthcare: an introduction to clinical risk management and risk management in practice; issues of patient safety and qualit...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Certificate covers the following medico-legal aspects of healthcare:

An introduction to clinical risk management and risk management in practice;

Issues of patient safety and quality;

Introduction to the legal system; medical negligence;...

Assessment Method Teaching, learning Assessment Approach

The Teaching approach is to utilise substantive, case-study and an interactive style to learning with as practical as possible input from lecturers who are specifically required to draw from their professional expertise in the fields of litigation, claims handling and other areas of medical law and ethics.

Learning is acquired through open discussion of professional topics, case study analysis and also on-line interaction and discussion boards.
Further Enquiries Programme Administrator:
Ms. Brid McCormack
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science
Forensic & Legal Medicine
UCD Health Sciences Centre
Dublin 4
T: + 353 1 716 6647

Academic Course Co-ordinator:
Mr. Asim Sheikh B.L
Forensic and Legal Medicine
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
Dublin 4
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