Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick offers a suite of Postgraduate Certificates for qualified healthcare professionals. The programmes are designed to expand existing professional knowledge and to produce high quality evidence based practitioners who are better positioned to develop their individual disciplines as well as the wider health agenda. They aim to produce graduates who are committed to life long learning. The programmes will offer participants the opportunity to critically examine and reflect on their own practice and to implement mechanisms of change to enhance current practice.
•To discuss professional issues relating to the provision of healthcare services
•To examine the different sectors of patients/clients, service providers and models of service, and their differing needs
•To source, critically appraise and synthesise the most up-to-date research
•To acquire advanced level of clinical reasoning and critical thinking
•To develop advanced level assessment and identification of service need in the students area of clinical practice
•To integrate research knowledge with clinical expertise and patient preference to establish the means of providing cost-effective, high quality clinical services.
Programme Learning Outcomes
- To enable the student to adopt an evidence based approach to clinical practice
- To provide the student with an advanced level of skill, knowledge and clinical reasoning that contributes to their practice and service.