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Human Resources and Health

Module Coordinator: Dr Eilish MacAuliffe
ECTS Value: 5

The module will deal with the importance of human resources in health care delivery, planning and management of human resources, challenges facing the Health sector workforce and major human resource for health issues.

Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of human resources for health and its key components
  • Understand how the health sector workforce, the skill mix, working environment and available funds influences the effectiveness of the health system and health outcomes
  • Analyse the health sector workforce issues and challenges

Module Content
Human resources and health an overview
Role of research in Human Resources and Health
Mid-level providers

Methods of Teaching and Student Learning
This one-week intensive module will use a participatory approach, consisting of lectures, group work for students and case studies. Lecture notes and reading materials will be posted on Moodle.

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