RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

RCSI is a global leader in the provision of Professional Education and Training to the healthcare sector. We recognise that doctors, nurses, health and social care practitioners and managers work in increasingly complex environments. Our leadership programmes have been designed to help you meet today’s challenges and also be ready for tomorrow’s opportunities. Whether you are interested in acquiring new skills or moving to the next stage of your career, RCSI has a programme that meets your needs…

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

why

choose RCSI? > We are exclusively healthcare focused > We are immersed in the delivery of healthcare, both nationally and internationally > We provide outcome-focused programmes shaped by innovative teaching and learning practices > We offer flexible programme delivery and are responsive to the life commitments of busy healthcare professionals > You will learn at a pace that suits you, in a supportive environment > You will connect with other healthcare practitioners > You will study at an institution that is ranked in the Top 250 of the world’s Universities > Ranked No.1 in the world for Good Health and Well-Being - THE Impact Rankings 2020 3


RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

CONTENTS Programme

Relevant to

> M Sc in Nursing Nurses & Midwives wishing to acquire a Advanced Leadership leadership qualification > P ostgraduate Diploma in Nursing - Advanced Leadership > P ostgraduate Certificate in Nursing - Advanced Leadership

> MSc in Healthcare Management > M Sc in Leadership > M Sc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management

> O nline Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership > P rofessional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement > P rofessional Diploma in Human Resource and Performance Management in Healthcare

Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

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10 Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification and extend their knowledge and skills in the management of quality and safety in healthcare Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals 11 and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification 12 Suitable for both clinical and non clinical managers with responsibility for managing people

> Postgraduate Diploma in Human Factors in Patient Safety

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Healthcare professionals involved in the 14 care of acute hospital patients > C ertificate in Medical Leadership in Medical practitioners wishing to acquire a 15 Practice leadership qualification > Certificate in Healthcare Quality 16 Improvement Leadership

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

MSc IN NURSING ADVANCED LEADERSHIP SUITABLE FOR Nurses and Midwives wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

The RCSI School of Nursing & Midwifery is the largest provider of postgraduate nursing education in Ireland. We offer a broad range of programmes across many clinical specialties, all of which are aimed at improving patient care and enhancing your career.

Part-time

Our programmes are tailored to meet the educational needs of nurses and midwives working in the health service. We deliver programmes that are flexible and accessible, taking account of your need to study while working in busy environments. Equally many of our programmes can be taken in smaller steps from postgraduate certificate, to postgraduate diploma, to masters degree level.

DURATION

Our MSc in Nursing - Advanced Leadership is a fully accredited two year part-time Masters Programme aimed at nurses and midwives who wish to advance their academic and professional knowledge and skills within leadership in nursing.

COURSE TYPE

2 Years Commencing in

The programme will develop your ability to critically reflect on your leadership role and examine theories and policies underpinning health and healthcare, at an individual and organisational level. This programme also gives participants increased confidence to deliver on their role as a key member of inter-disciplinary healthcare teams.

September 2020

MODE OF DELIVERY Blended

QUALIFICATION

NUI/RCSI/NMBI accredited MSc

Throughout this masters programme, you will develop an in-depth knowledge of information retrieval, data management skills, referencing skills, systematic reviewing, research implementation and action research skills as well as developing and engaging in research projects and activities across disciplinary boundaries and with academic institutions in the area of leadership.

NFQ Level 9

FEES

Key Contacts:

EU â‚Ź6,515 per annum Non-EU fees available on application.

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Tel: +353 (0)1 402 5137 Email: nursing@rcsi.ie

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

Modular approach allowing you to build your Postgraduate Certificate into a Postgraduate Diploma and if you wish to continue, to build this into a Masters Degree Postgraduate Certificate

Postgraduate Diploma

Masters Degree

3 modules

6 modules

1 Year

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN NURSING ADVANCED LEADERSHIP

SUITABLE FOR Nurses and Midwives wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

Educating future leaders in healthcare delivery and related research is at the core of the mission of the RCSI School of Nursing & Midwifery. The School aims to develop caring, reflective nursing and midwifery practitioners who can seek out and use research based knowledge to improve patient care. The suite of programmes we offer nurses and midwives in pursuit of postgraduate education is continually evolving in response to the needs within the healthcare service. This RCSI Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing in Advanced Leadership is a fully accredited one year part-time programme aimed at nurses and midwives who wish to advance their academic and professional knowledge and skills within leadership in nursing.

DURATION 1 Year

The programme will develop your ability to critically reflect on your leadership role and examine theories and policies underpinning health and healthcare, at an individual and organisational level.

Commencing in September 2020

The programme also aims to develop your confidence as an active member of the healthcare team and enable you to participate in the interdisciplinary team approach to care delivery.

MODE OF DELIVERY Blended

QUALIFICATION

NUI/RCSI/NMBI accredited PgDip NFQ Level 9

FEES

Tel: +353 (0)1 402 5137 Email: nursing@rcsi.ie

EU â‚Ź6,515 Non-EU fees available on application.

â‚Ź CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

Modular approach allowing you to build your Postgraduate Certificate into a Postgraduate Diploma and if you wish to continue, to build this into a Masters Degree Postgraduate Certificate

Postgraduate Diploma

Masters Degree

3 modules

6 modules

1 Year

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN NURSING - ADVANCED LEADERSHIP

SUITABLE FOR Nurses and Midwives wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

At RCSI, we are committed to providing students with outcome focused pogrammes shaped by innovative teaching and learning practices. We have a long association with postgraduate nursing and midwifery education and are the largest such school in Ireland. Our Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Leadership is a fully accredited four month part-time programme aimed at nurses and midwives who wish to advance their academic and professional knowledge and skills within leadership in nursing. Taking part in this programme will allow you to develop your critical thinking and skills and help you to critically reflect on your leadership role and examine theories and policies underpinning leadership, strategy and change management. The programme also aims to develop your confidence as an active member of the healthcare team.

DURATION 4 Months Commencing in September 2020

We will provide you with the skills and knowledge to:

MODE OF DELIVERY

•E valuate the application of clinical judgement to professional leadership practice by utilising evidence based practice.

Blended

•A pply leadership skills in strategic planning and auditing of services as they relate to nursing practice and integrate learning from the audit process into strategies for the improvement of services.

QUALIFICATION

NUI/RCSI/NMBI accredited PgCert

•C ompare and contrast management and leadership approaches. •C ritically self-evaluate your professional and personal learning needs, while identifying and accepting responsibility for seeking out opportunities for growth and learning.

NFQ Level 9

FEES EU €3,315 Non-EU fees available on application.

Tel: +353 (0)1 402 5137 Email: nursing@rcsi.ie

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

Modular approach allowing you to build your Postgraduate Certificate into a Postgraduate Diploma and if you wish to continue, to build this into a Masters Degree Postgraduate Certificate

Postgraduate Diploma

Masters Degree

3 modules

6 modules

1 Year

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

MSc IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT SUITABLE FOR Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

The MSc in Healthcare Management is designed to facilitate healthcare professionals, managers and administrators to develop the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills which can be applied to various settings within healthcare systems. The programme comprises six taught modules, an organisational development project which aims to provide you with the knowledge and expertise to lead and manage effectively in healthcare organisations. As a graduate of this programme you will be better able to ensure the delivery and configuration of high-quality healthcare services, lead and manage change and development within your organisation and profession. This will require a thorough knowledge and understanding of the complexity of healthcare, business processes, finance, operations management, information technology, marketing, leadership and strategy.

DURATION 2 Years Commencing in September 2020

Applications are invited from all those working in the healthcare sector including doctors, managers, nurses, other clinical specialists and administrators who wish to develop and extend their management knowledge and skills. Personnel in allied health businesses such as medical supplies/equipment and pharmaceuticals may also find the programme relevant and valuable for their needs.

MODE OF DELIVERY Blended learning

QUALIFICATION

National University of Ireland/RCSI accredited MSc

FEES EU Yr1 €8,000 Yr2 €4,500 Non-EU Yr1 €16,000 Yr2 €9,000

Key Contacts:

Please direct any enquiries about applications to leadership@rcsi.ie or call +353 (0)1 402 8681

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

MSc IN LEADERSHIP SUITABLE FOR Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

DURATION

Healthcare organisations are among the most complex in today’s society. As a new era for healthcare emerges, healthcare leaders will need to manage increased risk, uncertainty, ambiguity and effectively manage and implement change. The RCSI MSc in Leadership is designed to develop tomorrow’s leaders today by significantly developing leadership competencies, management skills and the ability to be innovative in an uncertain healthcare environment that has limited resources, increased demands and significant budget restrictions. This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to develop the personal and professional capacity to lead in healthcare organisations.

2 Years

You will be able to;

Commencing in September 2020

•C ritically appraise modern leadership theory and practice, and develop the ability to apply leadership approaches that are at the forefront of informed best practice in healthcare.

MODE OF DELIVERY Blended learning

•A nalyse and synthesise complex management and leadership problems and deploy a range of people management skills, particularly in relation to the management of multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary teams.

QUALIFICATION

•E xamine the role of health economics, quality improvement, financial management, human resource management and the principles of governance in leading effective innovative services.

National University of Ireland/RCSI accredited MSc

•D evelop as a reflective practitioner with the skills, insight, confidence and awareness necessary to identify and implement evidence based innovative management and leadership practices.

FEES EU Yr1 €8,000 Yr2 €4,500 Non-EU Yr1 €16,000 Yr2 €9,000

•D emonstrate the ability to challenge assumptions and question processes, policies and procedures in healthcare, at individual and organisational levels.

•D evelop a strategic mindset, understand the theoretical underpinnings of strategic leadership and demonstrate the capacity to deploy a range of strategic methodologies. •R ecognise the importance of leadership and innovation and develop the capacity to effectively manage and lead in a diverse healthcare setting.

Key Contacts: Please direct any enquiries about applications to leadership@rcsi.ie or call +353 (0)1 402 8681

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

MSc IN QUALITY & SAFETY IN HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT SUITABLE FOR Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification and extend their knowledge and skills in the management of quality and safety in healthcare

COURSE TYPE Part-time

The MSc in Quality & Safety in Healthcare Management offers you the opportunity to use quality improvement tools and interventions that are specific to quality, safety and risk in healthcare. Throughout the programme you will develop skills in evaluating core concepts around patient safety, quality, accreditation and governance. Following the completion of six modules, you will further enhance your skills by leading a change project aimed at enhancing quality and safety in your organisation. Graduates of this programme are better able to ensure the delivery and configuration of high-quality health services and lead change and development within their areas. They are also equipped to specialise in formal quality and safety roles.

DURATION 2 Years

Applications are invited from all those working in the healthcare sector including doctors, managers, nurses, other clinical specialists and administrators who wish to develop and extend their knowledge and skills in the management of quality and safety in healthcare. Personnel in allied health businesses such as medical supplies/equipment and pharmaceuticals may also find the programme relevant and valuable for their needs.

Commencing in September 2020

MODE OF DELIVERY Blended learning

QUALIFICATION

National University of Ireland/RCSI accredited MSc

Key Contacts:

FEES EU Yr1 €8,000 Yr2 €4,500 Non-EU Yr1 €16,000 Yr2 €9,000

Please direct any enquiries about applications to leadership@rcsi.ie or call +353 (0)1 402 8681

€ CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL LEADERSHIP

SUITABLE FOR Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

At RCSI, we are exclusively healthcare focused and immersed in the delivery of healthcare nationally and internationally, with campuses in Dublin, Dubai and Bahrain. Our deep insight into the healthcare sector allows us deliver a personalised education experience in a safe, supported, healthcare focused environment. Our Online Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership is a unique inter-disciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wish to develop their leadership skills. Meet your immediate leadership development needs and those of your healthcare organisation with this innovative programme, designed to foster collaborative learning among multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.

DURATION 9 Months

This evidence based, innovative programme, incorporates best-in-class international thinking derived from advances in positive psychology and positive organisational scholarship and is delivered in a format blending online content, in-class sessions and interactive webinars to offer a collaborative and supported student experience.

Commencing in Sept. 2020

MODE OF DELIVERY Blended - Online with 1 in-class (on-site or virtual) session for each of the 3 modules

QUALIFICATION

National University of Ireland/RCSI accredited Professional Diploma NFQ Level 9

FEES â‚Ź5,750

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Key Contacts: Please direct any enquiries about applications to leadership@rcsi.ie or call +353 (0)1 402 8681

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN LEADING QUALITY AND VALUE IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH

SUITABLE FOR Inter-disciplinary healthcare professionals and managers wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

RCSI has been Ireland’s leading educational institution for health professionals for over 220 years. Established in 2004, the Institute of Leadership is dedicated exclusively to the development of health professionals and their organisations. The RCSI Institute of Leadership has a unique footprint in the international healthcare sector, with over 1,000 professionals engaged in programmes every year in our three campuses. Now is the time to engage with expert faculty, share work experiences, address real-world organisational challenges and gain international insights from an institute with a global perspective.

DURATION 9 Months

Our Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting offering, which aims to develop quality improvement competencies in healthcare professionals and managers to help contribute to the development of a high-quality health system.

Commencing in Sept. 2020

MODE OF DELIVERY

On successful completion of the programme, you will be skilled in Quality Improvement methods and measures. You will be able to facilitate team based and broader organisational improvements.

Blended learning

Crucially, you will be able to demonstrate ‘value’ for health service users by providing evidence of economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

QUALIFICATION

National University of Ireland/RCSI accredited Professional Diploma NFQ Level 9

FEES EU €5,750 Non-EU €11,500

Key Contacts: Please direct any enquiries about applications to leadership@rcsi.ie or call +353 (0)1 402 8681

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

SUITABLE FOR Suitable for both clinical and non clinical managers with responsibility for managing people

COURSE TYPE Part-time

PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE Leading people and teams is a core function of a manager’s role and research shows that effective people management and developing high performing health teams directly affects patient/ service user experiences and outcomes. Healthcare services are delivered to people through people. This programme aims to provide you with the knowledge, skills and competencies to manage people in healthcare especially if you are working in and across a complex array of service delivery teams.

DURATION 9 Months Commencing in Sept. 2020

As a participant, you will have the opportunity to apply existing and explore new theoretical frameworks; understand regulatory requirements and engage with subject matter experts.

MODE OF DELIVERY

You will consolidate your learning using simulation and directly applying analytical skills to the work environment via practice based module assignments.

Blended learning

Face-to-face and online learning resources will support participants learning and experience.

QUALIFICATION

National University of Ireland/RCSI accredited Professional Diploma NFQ Level 9

FEES EU €5,750 Non-EU €11,500

Key Contacts: Please direct any enquiries about applications to leadership@rcsi.ie or call +353 (0)1 402 8681

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN FACTORS IN PATIENT SAFETY

SUITABLE FOR Healthcare professionals involved in the care of acute hospital patients

COURSE TYPE Part-time

The Postgraduate Diploma in Human Factors in Patient Safety is an interprofessional programme for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of acute hospital patients. The aims of the programme are threefold and include the development of: • a comprehensive understanding of error, risk and safety in healthcare. • the social, cognitive and personal resource skills necessary to be safe and effective healthcare workers, team members and team leaders. • expertise in conducting patient safety research and quality improvement initiatives in healthcare. The programme has attracted senior and mid-level surgeons, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine doctors, obstetricians, pharmacists, acute care nurses and safety and quality managers. Graduates achieve an in-depth understanding of error and risk in healthcare systems, they acquire the skills to be safer and more efficient in their own practice and the knowledge and skills to improve the safety and quality of care in their work systems.

DURATION 1 Year Commencing in September 2020

MODE OF DELIVERY

The PG Diploma is delivered over one year, is part-time and uses blended learning modalities. All didactic teaching is offered online and students can access it from home in their own time. All face-to-face sessions are workshop based and interactive.

Blended

Learning outcomes

QUALIFICATION

NUI/RCSI accredited PGDip NFQ Level 9

FEES EU Yr1 – €5750 Yr 2 – €4000 Non-EU Yr1 - €11,500 Yr 2- €8,000

• To describe and interpret the major concepts, principles, theories and methodologies associated with human factors and their application to patient safety and to display an ability to synthesise and critically appraise the evidence. • To identify and critically examine the specific person and system factors in hospitals which increase the risk of error and may impact on patient safety. • To appraise the role of non-technical skills in supporting safe and effective patient care • To utilise advanced communication and interpersonal skills to recognise and manage difficult situations arising from conflict with patients, relatives and colleagues. • To demonstrate proficiency in the use of the main interpersonal and communication skills and tools. • To recognise issues and circumstances in health care practice that raise potential legal liability and utilise the frameworks necessary to analyse and critically evaluate errors in hospital practice. • To develop an idea into a comprehensive research strategy. • To select and apply quality and process improvement methodologies toward developing applied solutions to healthcare problems. • To champion and defend a systems perspective on risk and safety management in healthcare. • To endorse the priority of patient safety in healthcare and demonstrate personal support for efforts to understand and manage healthcare risk more effectively.

Key Contacts: Tel: +353 (0)1 402 2460 Email: MScHumanFactorsPS@rcsi.ie

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

CERTIFICATE IN MEDICAL LEADERSHIP IN PRACTICE SUITABLE FOR Medical practitioners wishing to acquire a medical leadership qualification

COURSE TYPE Part-time

The dynamic nature of healthcare highlights the importance of medical practitioners acting not just as clinicians, but also as leaders and change agents. To be an effective leader, medical practitioners must focus on their personal leadership practice, develop high performing teams, influence change and improve performance in the system within which they work. This course is for medical practitioners at any stage of their careers who are interested in developing and proving their commitment to: • Developing leadership capacity to achieve medical and organisational impact • Improving patient experience and service delivery • Demonstrating caring, compassionate, authentic leadership

DURATION

This 3-day programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop your own career pathway effectively, to understand the importance of self-awareness in your leadership practice, and to be an effective coach and mentor within a healthcare setting.

Three one-day modules over a two-month period Commencing in September 2020

It will also assist you in optimising your contribution to multidisciplinary teams, to negotiate and resolve conflict effectively, and to understand the importance of emotional intelligence when engaging with others.

MODE OF DELIVERY Face-to-face learning

Finally, this course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding of best practice approaches to managing change and will demonstrate how to adapt leadership styles in different situations and contexts.

QUALIFICATION

RCSI accredited Certificate in Medical Leadership Practice

CPD CREDITS

Key Contacts:

21 credits

Tel: +353 (0)1 402 8592 Email: cpdss@rcsi.ie

FEES €900 Individual and funded fee options available

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEADERSHIP

SUITABLE FOR Medical practitioners wishing to acquire a leadership qualification

At RCSI, we understand the importance of building quality and process improvement capabilities in today’s healthcare organisations and that the leadership of clinicians is essential to the success of such initiatives.

COURSE TYPE Part-time

This 3 day course provides a high-level overview of how multidisciplinary teams in a healthcare setting can deliver quantifiable and sustained improvement in their service delivery. The content and delivery focuses on developing robust processes, enabling better patient flow while supporting the clinical team’s effectiveness. It will also introduce you to the principles, tools and skillsets of improvement science and allow you to develop your understanding of how such processes can be used to ensure effective, efficient and safe healthcare in complex interdependent systems.

DURATION Three one-day modules over a two-month period Commencing in September 2020

Finally, this course will provide you with a knowledge and understanding of key success factors required for sustaining high performance while building a culture of continuous improvement.

MODE OF DELIVERY Face-to-face learning

QUALIFICATION

RCSI accredited Certificate in Quality Improvement Leadership

Key Contacts: CPD CREDITS

Tel: +353 (0)1 402 8592 Email: cpdss@rcsi.ie

21 credits

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FEES €900 Individual and funded fee options available

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RCSI Professional Education and Training in Healthcare Leadership

Want to find out more about Healthcare and Healthcare Leadership? In addition to our formal education programmes, RCSI works with national/international leadership and healthcare experts to deliver complimentary talks at our Dublin City campus. Find out more here... Leadership Lecture series MyHealth Lecture series This brochure only gives a flavour for the broad offering of the Postgraduate Healthcare Programmes at RCSI. For a full view of taught and research postgraduate opportunities visit POSTGRADUATE or CPD

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