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Certificate in eHealth (SPA) (Level 8)

This programme, developed jointly between GMIT and the Irish Computer Society, aims to familiarise students with the core values of the eHealth Ireland strategy: patient wellbeing, efficiency, and data availability.

The programme will provide an explanation of the technologies and data standards which will underpin the eHealth strategy, and enable graduates to play a proactive role in the implementation of the eHealth strategy in their own health care setting.

Course Content

This one semester programme is delivered over 78 hours in a part-time flexible format through a combination of standard lecturing and online modes.

The module learning outcomes are as follows:

  • Distinguish between data, information, knowledge and business/process intelligence in a healthcare environment.
  • Identify Primary and Secondary data sources in Healthcare and how they can be utilised and presented.
  • Relate data collection activities to data definitions and coding standards for disease classifications, diagnosis and interventions.
  • Assess Governance, Security and Ethics considerations around eHealth data.
  • Identify Global, EU, and National eHealth strategies and assess their implications.
  • Assess the implications for initiatives such as the IHI, EPR, EHR, eReferrals, and ePharmacy or other ongoing or proposed eHealth initiatives in a healthcare setting.
  • Identify and explain the components of an electronic information system.
  • Examine the requirements and components of an eHealth Ecosystem.
  • Explain the importance of Cloud and Mobile technologies in eHealth systems.
  • Critically analyse the process of change management in a healthcare environment.
  • Identify and explain project management roles, and utilise project management techniques to facilitate eHealth implementations.


Start Date: September (date to be confirmed) 

Course Duration: 78 hours over 13 weeks (starting in September, date to be confirmed)

Fee: €2250 per student (20% ICS members discount), €1800 for Members. 

Entry Requirements:  The programme is aimed at Nursing, Midwifery, Medical, Social Care and Healthcare Administration personnel.  Candidates must meet the minimum requirements for entry to a level 8 programme in line with GMIT admissions policy.

CPD Points: 375

No. of Credits: 10 Credits


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Members' price:

€1800

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CPD Points:

250

Date(s):

1st Sep (Fri) to 15th Dec (Fri)

Time(s):

Begins at 09:00 and ends at 12:30

  • Price:
    (non-members)

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