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. 


HCI Pillar 3 Learner Fee Subsidy: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidized places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria.

Apply for Digital Health – Understanding the Application of Technology in Modern Healthcare

CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course TypeMicro-credential
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details10 ECTS
Course Start Date9th September 2024
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€1220
Entry RequirementsApplication deadline: 14th August 2024 • 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
For information about Trinity College Dublin, please visit our College Profile page on by clicking here.

Course Provider

Make Enquiry

Please insert your contact details and any additional information you require and we will forward your request to Trinity College Dublin.
Captcha code        I confirm I have read the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions & Cookie Information and agree to join the community.


Trinity College Dublin
College Green
Dublin City South, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
Visit Website