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 Orientation Date: Monday 4th January 2021 09.00-17.00, BHSC

Class Dates for 2020/21: To be confirmed
Application Date

30th of October 2020

Application Form:

CPD Module Form MH6016 2020/21

To apply for this module:

Download and complete the application form at the link below

Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-s...

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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).
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 CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre,
An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,
Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

Nicola Cornally
+353 (0)21 4901622

Anna O' Leary
+353 21 490 1483
Location School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC. Exact rooms to be confirmed.
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