Short Course Training Opportunities
Queen’s University Belfast are pleased to have developed in collaboration with the GP Federations, Connected Community Care and the Graduate School at Queen’s University, three short courses that can be taken as stand-alone modules or combined (60 CATS) to obtain a Certificate in Professional Development for Primary Health Care.
What modules are offered?
- Strategic Management & Leadership in Primary Care (40 CATS)
- Coaching Skills for Leaders (20 CATS)
- Social Prescribing (20 CATS)
Who are these courses designed for?
To be eligible for this programme, applicants must be healthcare professionals working in a primary care setting and have a primary degree or equivalent.
These short courses are designed for those who want to:
- Build on their strategic management and leadership skills;
- Focus on translating and implementing organisational strategy into effective operational performance;
- Access cutting edge project management and leadership thinking and knowledge;
- Learn coaching skills and techniques as part of their leadership toolkit;
- Learn about social prescribing and its role in community-based healthcare.
The Strategic Management and Leadership module offers skills enhancement and formal accreditation of leadership and management skills to Primary Care practitioners at postgraduate level.
This module consists of two units - Strategic Leadership and Strategic Management Project.
This module is also accredited through the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) for a Level 7 Certificate.
The Coaching module provides participants with an understanding of the benefits, types and application of coaching used by strategic leaders and introduces coaching tools, techniques and approaches.
It also gives participants the opportunity to practice and enhance their coaching skills.
The Social Prescribing module provides participants with a knowledge of the background, principles and policy context underlying social prescribing. Participants will learn about the impact of social prescribing, and its role in delivering community-based solutions and reducing inequalities.
It also provides participants with the opportunity to learn how to evaluate social prescribing outcomes and develop skills in service-user support interview techniques.
How to Apply
How to apply
Please ensure in the Additional Information box you include:
- title of the short course you are applying for;
- explain your interest in undertaking your selected course
If you have any questions regarding the short courses, please email the post graduate office on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date Friday 3rd September 2021
Lisa Stewart | Strategic Management and Leadership in Primary Care