Courses and events at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland offers a growing range of courses and events for doctors and other healthcare professionals. Below are some educational opportunities you might be interested in.
In response to the profoundly changed circumstances we now face as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are expanding our range of webinars and online/virtual CPD opportunities and moving as many of our courses as possible to an online format. We hope to resume conferences and events in our Dublin headquarters as soon as it is safe to do so.
If you need to speak to someone about a course booking please email us at email@example.com - Please note, RCPI staff are working from home and you may have difficulty reaching us by phone. Email is the best way to contact us currently.
The Certificate in Cancer Genetics will lead to an RCPI postgraduate qualification in clinical cancer genetics. This 6-month online programme is aimed at doctors who are working in cancer care and have an interest in cancer genetics. Applications open January 2021 - register your interest now
Aimed at new consultants and those interested in applying for consultant posts, this seven-month modular programme will help you manage the responsibilities you'll be expected to juggle in your new role.
Available to book from January 2021. This online diploma will help you provide the best possible care for women. Earn a postgraduate qualification in Obstetrics and women's health. Can be completed anywhere in the world.
This six-month online diploma will teach you how to manage common paediatric issues, including acute and chronic conditions and developmental difficulties. Learn how to recognise the critically ill child and gain a qualification from RCPI. Suitable for GPs, family physicians and doctors starting specialist training in Paediatrics.
13 November 2020 - This year’s Smiley Lecture will be delivered online by Professor John Harrison, Chief Medical Officer for Devon and Cornwall police. Prof Harrison’s lecture will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the future of the specialty of occupational medicine.
This online course provides practical guidance on communicating with patients using a person-centred care approach. You will learn how bias and health literacy can impact on communication, and how to share clinical information in a busy team environment. The course also covers open disclosure and managing conflict.