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FEDIP Endorses Systems Learning Byte Size CPD course

FEDIP is delighted to announce the endorsement of the Systems Learning Byte Size course from the University of Edinburgh's Usher Institute.

This course has been adapted from the Systems Thinking in Health and Social Care elective of the university’s MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care.

This Byte Size Learning is a brief overview or a ‘taster’ of the full course.

In the module, you will consider how systems and Systems Thinking can be defined, and learn about some core concepts that you can apply straightaway in a workplace context to help you understand and work with complexity, uncertainty and change.

In this Byte Size Learning, you will:

· identify systems in day-to-day life or the workplace

· correctly use terminology to describe systems and their features

· describe some key features of Systems Thinking

· reflect on the potential value of applying Systems Thinking in your practice.

The Systems Learning Byte Size module joins a collection of other, excellent resources on the FEDIP Hub taken from the MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care. These include:


The courses are hosted on the FEDIP Hub. The Hub is a learning management system that holds a catalogue of learning resources for health and care informatics professionals.

These include endorsed CPD resources, past webinars from FEDIP and our Professional Bodies, and Taster Courses from our partners.

The Hub also has an inbuilt CPD record, which logs all of your CPD hours accrued on the platform and a community forum where you can connect with fellow practitioners.

The FEDIP Hub is included as a benefit of FEDIP registration (£25 a year). You can become FEDIP registered through one of our Professional Bodies:

  • AphA

  • BCS



You can read more about the process of FEDIP registration here or download our brochure for more information.


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