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 firstname.lastname@example.org - 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.
Develop a better understanding of care of older persons living in residential care facilities. Learn how to manage a wide range of conditions and clinical presentations associated with this population with our new 3-month blended programme.
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.
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.
This 11-month programme contains a mixture of asynchronous and synchronous material and is delivered virtually so can be completed anywhere in the world. The programme is interdisciplinary, with the minimum requirement being a degree in a relevant healthcare or biomedical subject. A strong background in basic science is encouraged, and eligible learners should be working at a senior level in a research role or healthcare discipline involving the care of patients with cancer.
*Pending QQI accreditation
The Postgraduate Certificate in Quality Improvement Leadership in Healthcare is designed to enable you and your team to become champions of change in healthcare. You will learn how to translate theories for improvement and implementation science into tangible positive outcomes in the health service.
This nine-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.