Spirituality in Healthcare

MQF Level 5

6 Credits (ECTS)

Spirituality in Healthcare

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TBC 2022
Module Type
Compulsory
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)
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Module Description

This module provides an introduction to spirituality and its application to health care. The need for healthcare workers to provide spiritual care to meet patients’ spiritual needs is gaining increasing importance in local, national and international level. This module has been developed to build skills and competencies by integrating spirituality into nursing curricula using reflective teaching methodology including case studies, self-reflection, group discussions, and critical analysis.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must be:

  • Be second level nurses in possession of a minimum Level 4 Certificate in Nursing (or comparable as per MQRIC).

OR

  • Possess a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one ‘A’ Level or equivalent preferably in science) or if ‘A’ level is not in science subject then a a pass in Biology, Chemistry or Physics at MQF Level 3 (‘O’ Level or equivalent) is required.

Preference will be given to prospective applicants who have a minimum of 1-year work experience in healthcare sector.

Target Audience

The target group covers but is not limited to:

  • 2nd level nurses who hold an MQF Level 4 certificate in Nursing.
  • Candidates seeking a career in the Health Care sector.
  • Candidates who are employed within the healthcare sector and possess an MQF Level 4 Diploma qualification (or equivalent) in healthcare/health science or other relevant and related sectors, examples include but are not limited to: Carers, Medical Assistants, Home Health Aides, Orderlies, Administrators, etc.

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 15 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
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Module Intake Dates

TBC 2022
Malta
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