Certificate in eHealth
13 week online course with a 1-day classroom session in GMIT Mayo Campus - 10 Credit, Level 8 Special Purpose Award (SPA)
“Healthcare, with its increasing reliance on technology, has a requirement for professional personnel to take advantage of technological innovations that improve patient outcomes...” (eHAction Declaration 2018)
In addition to raising critical awareness of the impact of digital technologies on all areas of health care, students will be exposed to opportunities for further research in applied eHealth systems, eHealth data and eHealth practices.
GMIT is committed to providing “e-Skills for Professionals” through supporting the eHAction Declaration.
The online programme delivery method with a 1-day classroom session in GMIT Mayo Campus allows students from across Ireland unique access to continuous professional development in the area of eHealth at NFQ level 8.
This programme offers continuous professional development opportunities for clinicians and health care staff wishing to gain insight with a view to proactively supporting the eHealth initiative.
This programme is a 13 week (Level 8 SPA) aimed at nursing, medical, health care and social care professionals and healthcare administrators.
This programme will familiarise students with the core values of Ireland's eHealth 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.
GMIT recognises that health professionals are critical to facilitating the uptake of eHealth solutions and services for the benefit of all. This programme supports a prioritised focus on equipping current and future health professionals with the knowledge and understanding that will drive the wider deployment of eHealth.
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