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Latest online training opportunities

Find details of the latest online training opportunities released for HSE staff

Published: 21 September 2020

Online Training Programmes

Currently only essential and online COVID-19 training is available on the temporary version on HSeLanD 

Organisation Development – Change and Innovation
NEW CPD Certificate Programme (12points) – Delivering Change in Health Services
Date and Time: Ongoing Availability
Submission dates are the 1st February, 1st May or 1st October yearly 

The CPD Certificate programme is a collaboration between HSE Organisation Development – Change and Innovation and the RCSI Institute of Leadership (RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences).  The CPD Certificate is underpinned and supported by the Health Services Change Guide and associated eLearning Programme. Completion of the eLearning Programme is a prerequisite to advancing to the CPD Certificate Programme.

Click here to apply for Delivering Change in Health Services Programme
Watch this short clip to learn more about the CPD programme
Library Services - Online Training
How to perform a basic literature search in CINAHL / Medline
Date and Time: Tuesday, 12 August, 1 pm -2 pm

Learning outcomes

  1. Develop familiarity with CINAHL/Medline
  2. Conduct a basic topic search in CINAHL/Medline
  3. Learn how to apply basic limits to your search and how to save your search
Click here to register for training on How to perform a basic literature search in CINAHL / Medline 

Registration closes 24hrs prior to the start time

Library Services - Online Training
How to perform an advanced literature search in CINAHL/Medline
Dates and Times: Tuesday 17 August, 10 am - 11 am

Learning outcomes

  1. Develop familiarity with CINAHL/Medline
  2. Conduct an advanced literature search including subject headings, filters and limits
  3. Learn how to use folders to save results and searches. Learn how to email and export results 
Click here for training on How to perform an advanced literature search in CINAHL/Medline

Registration closes 24hrs prior to the start time

Online Training
Searching Systematically
Dates and time: Tuesday, 10 August, 10 am - 1:30 pm
Click here to access Searching Systematically online training

Learning Outcomes:

  • 1. Develop a good research question
  • 2. Describe your question using a recognized template such as PICO
  • 3. Select appropriate resources (Books, book chapters, databases, websites, unpublished theses etc).
  • 4. Build awareness of functionalities such as controlled vocabulary, Boolean logic, synonyms, language, spelling within resources.
  • 5. Develop a search strategy (thesauri/free text searching, broaden/narrow searches).
  • 6. Explore exhaustive searching techniques (related items, reference lists, hand searching, internet searching, search engines).
  • 7. Select papers using inclusion/exclusion criteria (look at abstracts, results, methods, etc).
  • 8. Create accounts to save searches and set up a personal library to produce a bibliography.
  • 9. Manage results using a reference management system

3.5 External CPD credits available

MSC in Digital Health -UCC

Masters of science in Digital health at University College Cork

Part-time two-year masters programme targeted at healthcare professionals with experience. This programme has been running since 2017,  you will find information here - about MSc Digital Health 

Cork University Business School was delighted to host a series of recent webinars. In June 2021 we focused on the current debates in Digital Health in relation to the accelerated adoption of digital health technologies.  

Here is the link to the recorded webinar 

Return to nursing and midwifery practice

The purpose of the Return to Nursing and Midwifery Practice Programme is to provide nurses and midwives who wish to return to nursing and midwifery practice following an absence of 5 years or more, with the opportunity to update their knowledge and clinical skills.

Who can apply?

The Return to Practice Programme is available for:

  • general nursing
  • midwifery
  • children’s nursing
  • mental health nursing
  • intellectual disability nursing

You can apply for a place on the Return to Practice Programme if:

  • it has been 5 or more years since you practiced as a nurse or midwife
  • you are on the active register or are eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

Click here for more information on the return to nursing and midwifery practice programme

Health and Wellbeing
Minding Your Wellbeing Mental Health Videos
Date: Available now

Minding Your Wellbeing aims to provide simple tools and guidance to develop and maintain a positive outlook by looking after our mental health and wellbeing

Click here to see Online Events and Webinars for HSE staff