HIQA develops guidance and resources to assist the health and social care sector to produce high-quality health information in order to support the delivery of safe care, decision-making, monitoring and planning.
Online Learning Course
How to improve data quality for health and social care services.
We have developed an online learning course for all staff working in health and social care settings on the importance of high-quality data and information. Click here to read our press release.
The course builds upon HIQA’s previous modules in this area and its Guidance on developing a data quality framework. It aims to improve knowledge and skills in the area of data quality in health and social care services and organisations.
The course comprises two modules:
The first module is called:
- Introduction to data quality
The second module is called:
- Developing a data quality framework
The course is hosted on HSELanD in the course catalogue ‘Health & Social Care Professionals’.
If you require a certificate of completion you will need to log in to HSELanD to complete each module. This is available to all those working in the health and social care sector and to students in Irish universities or colleges, there is no charge to set up an account. For further information, please visit HSELanD's help page.
If you have any technical difficulties, please contact HSELanD technical support. If you have any difficulties in locating the course or any content queries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you can complete the modules here under the relevant Online Learning Module tab, but it will not be possible to receive a certificate of completion.
Watch our video below to hear why high-quality data is important: