Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare Professionals

Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare Professionals

This virtual course allows non-Irish healthcare professionals to become familiar with various aspects of Irish culture for healthcare that are important for them to know in order to be able to provide excellent care and to work efficiently and with professionalism in the Irish healthcare sector.

Irish culture for healthcare professionals

Cost

Duration

Customisable

Course Delivery

Live training online with an instructor

Irish culture

What is it?

Coming to live and work in a different country presents challenges. The language may be one, but understanding and adapting to the culture is another.

This course allows non-Irish healthcare professionals to become familiar with various aspects of Irish culture for healthcare that are important for them to know in order to be able to provide excellent care and to work efficiently and with professionalism in the Irish healthcare sector.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at non-Irish healthcare professionals who have come to work in Ireland or are looking to work in the healthcare sector in Ireland.

What our clients say:

“The topic about intercultural experiences is very interesting. After our course I talked to Carina about it and we agreed about the fact, that you can use these experiences not only for how you have to treat other people from a different countries. With this knowledge it is possible to improve the relationship between yourself and every other people!

So as always, I am really looking forward for next Wednesday.”

Benjamin Artem Konev, NGINX

After this course, attendees will...

know workplace expectations and Irish culture for healthcare in order to more successfully adapt to the Irish workplace

be aware of cultural differences related to time and punctuality, communication styles, the importance of small talk

be able to adapt communication style to improve patient and colleague interactions

become more aware of what ‘polite’ looks and sounds like in Ireland

learn Irish names, words, and expressions used in Ireland

become more familiar with important celebrations and events in Irish culture

If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them.

Course outline

Important celebrations and events in Irish culture, as well as typical habits/interests and social interactions

Common Irish names, words, and expressions as well as Hiberno-English (Irish-English) used in modern Ireland

Cultural differences related to time and punctuality, communication styles, the importance of small talk

Workplace expectations and culture such as hygiene, presentation, greetings, interactions with senior staff members, addressing colleagues and patients

What ‘polite’ looks and sounds like in Ireland

Typical communication styles used in Ireland

If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them.

FAQ's

How do I know if I, or one of my staff, is suitable for the Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course?

If you are new to working or are going to work in a healthcare setting in Ireland, then this course is for you. It’s also adaptable to any level of English ability, although we would recommend a minimum level of pre-intermediate.

How is the Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course delivered?

The Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course is delivered online at a time that is convenient for you. Lesson times and frequency can be adapted and flexibly delivered. Additional materials are provided for practice between classes.

What kind of healthcare settings are suitable for participants on the Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course?

Any healthcare setting in Ireland would be a suitable context for this course. Participants may already be working in the healthcare sector in Ireland, or looking for such an opportunity.

What are some of the topics we will cover on the Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course?

If you’d like to know more about how people communicate and interact in the workplace in Ireland, what the expectations for the healthcare sector are, understand more about typical human interactions and cultural expectations about time, punctuality, communication styles, politeness, and more, then this course is for you. We also look at typical Irish names, traditions, and cultural behaviours.

Can I choose the topics to cover on the Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course?

Although there is set content, you can also ask any questions you may have. Your trainer will provide his or her insights into the Irish perspective regarding your queries.

Is the Introduction to Irish Culture for Healthcare professionals course eligible for CPD points?

Upon successful completion, participants are awarded a certificate which details the commitment involved. This allows HR departments to make a determination as to the allocation of CPD points for successful completion of our courses, according to their own internal CPD systems.

AllTalk Training is not on the National Framework of Qualifications as a credit bearing course. This is standard practice for professional courses of this nature where the need is for fresh and actionable skills (in a shorter form course) that are demonstrated immediately in the workplace.

If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them.

What our clients say:

“My trainer explained the differences in cultures very well with excellent examples that really made differences clear and understandable.”

Former participant

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