Course Description

Micro-credential - Digital health - Understanding the Application of Technology in Modern Healthcare

This micro-credential will be relevant to any multi-professional staff working in healthcare design and delivery across all grades and all services. This cohort includes nurses, midwives, paramedics and other allied healthcare professionals. 

This micro-credential allows healthcare professionals to understand the application of digital health technology. One example is the adoption of the electronic patient records. The content is varied; therefore, you will learn to develop a critical understanding of digital health that will allow to prepare and apply the knowledge to a real-world problem. 


The course addresses all five domains, as set out in All-Ireland Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework, 2021.  

These are: 

  • Digital Professionalism 
  • Leadership and Advocacy 
  • Data and Information Quality 
  • Information-enabled Care 
  • Technology 

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:  

  • Have a systematic understanding of relevant national and international policies connected to digital health. 
  • Critically discuss the data lifecycle and its application to real-world examples, such as electronic patient records (EPR). 
  • Analyse and critically appraise the application of digital health to person-centred, safe, and connected care. 
  • Demonstrate the appropriate application of digital health for a healthcare setting. 

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details10 ECTS
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course Duration12 weeks
Course Time• A total of 250 hours is allocated to this micro-credential. • Delivered using a blended learning approach – which includes online directed and self-directed learning and two days in person.
Course Fee€1200
Entry RequirementsApplication deadline: 14th August 2023 • Hold a level 8 degree in Healthcare-related programme. • Or satisfy the course committee that they have the ability to successfully complete the micro-credential programme based on evidence of experience of working in any healthcare setting and engaging with digital health systems. • Transcript as evidence of degree where applicable. • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
Course CodePENM-DHMH-1M
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