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Care of the Older Person

Care of the Older Person

Course Fees

Full course

  • Member - €750
  • Non Member - €1,200

Fee per module

  • Member - €120
  • Non Member- €200

In the community and residential care setting

Effectively manage care of the older person within general practice

The ICGP course in Care of the Older Person is a highly interactive, blended learning programme designed to provide the participant with a sound understanding of common presentations for older people in general practice, and to enable GPs to successfully manage their patients' problems.

The modular approach provides a GP friendly and accessible platform with an option to complete the entire course or to choose specific modules during the year. Each module attracts 4 CPD credits and 0.5 days GMS study leave.

Who is this course suitable for?

All GPs who wish to increase their learning in caring for the older person; GPs in training who wish to augment their training in this area of interest

How do I apply?

Participants will have the option to complete the entire course or to choose specific modules during the year.

Full Course Application

Online registration for full course is now closed. Modules are still available for registration

Module Application

Application details for each module are available on the course module page.

Course Duration

The course will commence in November 2022 and run until May 2023. Pre reading and other elearning content will be available online in advance of each module. Participants are expected to attend the live webinar plus Q&A session per module, which will generally be held at 8pm on a Wednesday evening.

Course Director: Dr Lucinda Dockeray
Course Co-ordinator: Education Department, ICGP

Further information: education@icgp.ie
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