Course Description

Clinical Practice - Advanced

Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick offers a suite of Postgraduate Certificates for qualified healthcare professionals. The programmes are designed to expand existing professional knowledge and to produce high quality evidence based practitioners who are better positioned to develop their individual disciplines as well as the wider health agenda. They aim to produce graduates who are committed to life long learning. The programmes will offer participants the opportunity to critically examine and reflect on their own practice and to implement mechanisms of change to enhance current practice.

Programme Aims:
To discuss professional issues relating to the provision of healthcare services

To examine the different sectors of patients/clients, service providers and models of service, and their differing needs

To source, critically appraise and synthesise the most up-to-date research

To acquire advanced level of clinical reasoning and critical thinking

To develop advanced level assessment and identification of service need in the students area of clinical practice

To integrate research knowledge with clinical expertise and patient preference to establish the means of providing cost-effective, high quality clinical services.

Programme Learning Outcomes
– To enable the student to adopt an evidence based approach to clinical practice

– To provide the student with an advanced level of skill, knowledge and clinical reasoning that contributes to their practice and service.

CollegeUniversity of Limerick
Course LocationLimerick City, Limerick
Course CategoryHealthcare, Medicine & Healthcare
Course QualificationLevel 1 Certificate
Awarding BodyUniversity of Limerick
Course Duration1 Semester Full-Time (GCACPRTFBD) Or 2 Semesters Part-Time (GCACPRTPBD)
Course FeePOA
Carear PathThis programme is of interest to health and social care professionals working with a range of client groups across the life course and in varied settings. Students of the programme seek to adopt an evidence based approach to their professional practice and to develop an advanced level of skill, knowledge and clinical reasoning ability that will apply to their particular practice or service.
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Course Provider

University of Limerick

Castletroy, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 T9PX

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