New RCPI courses available to book

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We have recently launched a number of new courses, which are currently open for booking.

We offer a diverse range of educational opportunities and we are continuing to develop new and innovative lifelong learning and professional development opportunities for healthcare professionals.

To book any of these courses, simply click on the link below.

If you need help booking onto courses, you can contact our Helpdesk on +353 1 8639 721 or email

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Clinical Skills in General Medicine Performing a Physical Examination

Sat 13 May 2017 | Approved for 6 CPD Credits

This course is a fantastic opportunity to learn how well you currently perform targeted physical examinations, including Respiratory, Cardiology, Endocrine and Abdominal exams.

The course is highly interactive, featuring simulated patients and a course tutor with extensive behind-the-scenes experience of running the MRCPI Part II Clinical exam. You will be able to put skills into practice and get expert feedback on your technique.

You will also learn the best way to take a patient history and how to present your findings to senior team members in an effective and fluent manner.

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Practical Measurement for Improvement

Mon 8 May - Tue 9 May 2017 | Approved for 12 CPD credits

Eager to deliver improvements to patient care but never had so many constraints on your time to do so?

Develop the skills to analyse healthcare data and the confidence to present your findings in an powerful way on this practical two-day course. The course is designed to bring healthcare professionals who are new to measurement up to speed quickly and to provide those with experience in measurement the opportunity to stretch their skills further using a range of data based case studies.

You will learn how to analyse the quality and effectiveness of patient care objectively and deliver the case for change clearly, briefly and with impact.

The course is suitable for people leading and managing services as well as those delivering quality improvement projects.

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Health Economics

Online course| Approved for 6 CPD credits

Health economics is a branch of economics concerned with issues related to effectiveness, efficiency, value and behaviour in the production and consumption of health and healthcare. In broad terms, health economists study the costs and health effects of individual interventions, health-affecting behaviours such as smoking and diet and the overall functioning of healthcare systems as a whole.

This online course will give you an insight into the health economics landscape in Ireland, including health service funding models, equity, cost effectiveness analysis and health technology assessments.

The course consists of six online modules and includes analysis of contemporary debates in health economics and healthcare. You will hear experts discuss relevant and recent examples of the role of health economics in the Irish context.

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Conflict Resolution

Tue 16 May 2017 09:00 - 17:00 | Approved for 6 CPD credits

Confrontations and conflicts in the workplace, at home or in your personal relationships, are difficult to completely avoid. Whenever people from diverse backgrounds work together, there are bound to be differences of opinion, miscommunication, and unwelcome criticism even out-and-out confrontations.

In this solution-based interactive one day workshop, you'll learn proven tactics to help you defuse volatile situations and remain in control when tempers flare and emotions overheat.

This course is particularly helpful to those who wish to enhance their communication skills when strong emotions get in the way, would normally avoid conflicts and confrontation, or feel the need to confront without compromising relationships with others.

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Training course
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Smoking Cessation

27 April 2017

This one-day course, specially designed for healthcare professionals, will show you how to encourage patients to quit smoking.

You will learn about the supports available to help smokers to quit, and how to effectively adopt brief interventions as part of your routine practice.

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Postgraduate Medical Education Centre

Tel: +353 1 863 9700

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