Medicine & Health - Advance Care Planning

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Advance Care Planning
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MH6016
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: Orientation: 07.01.19. Class: 06.02.19
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date 18th of October 2019

How Do I Apply
To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

CPD Coordinator,
Graduate Studies Office, West Wing, Main Quad, Unive...

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Duration Part-Time

Teaching Method(s): Other (8hrs Lectures/Workshop; 92hrs Distance Learning; Discussion Board Preparation and Participation, Required Reading, Assignment Preparation and Submission, Self-Directed Learning).

Lecturer(s): Prof David Molloy, School of Medicine; Staff, School of Nursing & Midwifery.

Orientation Date: Friday 30th August 2019 09.00-18.00

Class Dates for 2019/20: To be confirmed
Course Fee The fee for this module is €400. There is also a €35 application fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Open to registered health care professionals in Nursing, Midwifery, Medicine, and Clinical Therapies or other allied disciplines.

Applicants who are practising health care professionals must provide evidence of current registration with the releva...

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

Critically discuss the rationale for Advance Care Planning,

Delineate the steps involved in undertaking Advance Care Planning and completing an Advance Care Directive,

Critically evaluate the ethical and legal issues that arise in relation to Advance Care Planning,

Understand the process of systematically implementing Advance Care Planning models in Long Term Care settings
Subjects Taught Module Objective: Development of knowledge, understanding and skills in Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives.

Module Content: Background to Advance Care Planning, ethical and legal issues, implementing an Advance Care Planning Programme.
Assessment Method Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1,500 word written assignment - 90 marks; E activities - 10 marks).
Number of Credits 5
Further Enquiries For Content Queries: Dr Nicola Cornally
+353 (0)21 4901622

For Application Queries:
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3224
Location Venue
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC. Exact rooms to be confirmed.
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