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Micro-credential - Advancing Health and Assessment Practice for Healthcare Practitioners

Micro-credential - Advancing Health and Assessment Practice for Healthcare Practitioners is a course run by Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. It is a Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online course with a duration of 12 weeks. For more information about Micro-credential - Advancing Health and Assessment Practice for Healthcare Practitioners at Trinity College Dublin, please review the details below.

This micro-credential will be relevant to any healthcare professional in clinical practice wishing to develop competency and expand their knowledge in the application of advance health and physical assessment. This cohort includes nurses; midwives; paramedics and other allied healthcare professionals who require this module to allow for the expansion of their practice.

Advanced health and assessment practice allows healthcare professionals to the develop the cognitive, affect and psychomotor domains associated with the delivery of advance health to patients.

You will learn to:

• Undertake a comprehensive health history.

• Perform a physical health assessment using a systematic approach

• Critically evaluate the synthesis of history taking and physical assessment to support clinical reasoning

• Identify through simulated patient information differential diagnosis to assist clinical decision making

• Identify your role in communication to healthcare team


• 10 ECTS credits, NFQ Level 9, 250 student Learning hours

• Category 1 NMBI Course Accredited (35 CEU points awarded)

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Training ProviderTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details10 ECTS
Course Start Date12th September 2023
Course Duration12 weeks
Course Time1. Direct Contact: In-person tutorials and problem-based learning related to health assessment in TCJ as well as online classes using Blackboard Collaborate platform. 2. Directed Learning and Self directed in the clinical setting to attain supervision of health and physical assessment 3. 3 In-person days will be expected during the 12-week period (These days will be set out on commencement of course) 4. Additional Online lectures including guest lectures from subject experts who will be available for students to access live or as pre-recorded sessions. 5. Online resources for directed learning will be available to students to facilitate flexibility for the learner and increase access
Course Fee€1220
Entry Requirements• Hold a level 8 degree in a health care related programme OR satisfy the course committee that they have the ability to successfully complete the MC programme based on evidence of the following: Clinical experience working in healthcare in the acute or community setting relevant to their professional practice. • Currently registered with the appropriate professional regulatory body, e.g., Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or equivalent in country of domicile. • Have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience, during the last five years and at least one-year full-time experience in the specific area of practice. Application closing date: 31st July 2023
Course CodePENM-AHAP-1M
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