Important Information – Enrolment now open for 2021

To qualify for your EPV days* you can select from any of our practical and beneficial suite of courses. The more courses you select, the more EPV days you receive:

  • 1 online course – 3 EPV days entitlement
  • 2 online courses – 4 EPV days entitlement
  • 3 online courses – 5 EPV days entitlement

EPV Days for School Year 2021/22 – details of option to carry over and add additional days here or see our Frequently Asked Questions Page

All our courses are run in accordance with the Department of Education and Skills criteria. Courses begin on Thursday, 1st July 2021 and must be completed by Friday, 20th August 2021 at 5.00pm.

Each course requires approximately 20 hours of study. The Discussion forums are facilitated by expert moderators. When you have successfully completed your course you will receive your CPD Certificate.

New for Summer 2021. This year we’re delighted to expand our offering to 50 highly practical and unique courses. All courses have been updated with updated and fresh content and an easy-to-navigate interface.

Purchasing courses: Courses may be purchased either online or by phone.

  • Each Individual course costs €69
  • Two courses will cost €89
  • Three courses will cost €99

Technical Support: Our Technical Support team are on hand to answer all your queries, either by phone or e-mail.

Online Forum: Check your Course Homepage

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 066 712 9828

Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions. For further queries, contact our team at [email protected] or 066 712 9828

*All courses subject to approval by the Dept of Education

Socrates Healthcare

This is the ideal course for anyone aspiring to be a Medical Secretary, or those already working within an administrative role in the medical industry who need to use the Socrates Practice Management Software.

  • Components / Modules:
    • Module 1
      • Introduction to the main components of Socrates
      • Adding, Editing and Removing Appointments
      • Searching Appointments, Changing Views and Arranging HCPs
      • Recurring Appointments, Resource Availability and Appointment Types
      • Using Socrates Waiting Room
  • Module 2
    • Patient Registration
    • Patient Family Centre
    • Patient Summary
    • Managing Patient Accounts
    • Insurance Schemes, Third Party Accounts and Merge, Import and Export
  • Module 3
    • Managing Consultation Sessions
    • Consultation Notes
    • Immunisations
    • Managing Prescriptions
    • Documents
  • Module 4
    • User Tasks
    • Messaging in Socrates
    • Contacts and the Phone Directory
    • Web References
    • Reports
  • Module 5
    • Socrates Document Management
    • System Edit Profile and Practice Details
    • Using the Prescription Viewer
    • Adding and Editing System Types
    • Managing Drugs in Socrates
    • SMS Templates


  • Course Details: Socrates Healthcare is Ireland’s leading provider of integrated practice management software to GP practices, hospital consultants and primary care centres. Every day thousands of healthcare professionals use Socrates software to streamline routine tasks, manage practice finances, reduce paperwork, enhance the quality of patient care and improve practice efficiency.
  • Accreditation: 20 CPD points
  • Delivery Format: The course consists of 5 modules which are studied online.