ISQua Specialist Certificates

Focused learning journeys
for improvement

ISQua Specialist Certificates are specifically designed for dedicated healthcare professionals. They provide ultimate focus in personal learning and in implementing healthcare improvement.

Learn more about our Specialist Certificates below:

Principles of Person-Centred Care

Clinical Applications in Person-Centred Care

Fundamentals of External Evaluation Surveying

Principles of Person-Centred Care

This course offers learners a panoply of key global perspectives and evidence-based initiatives in the field of person-centred care which can then be used to improve patient experience, patient engagement and patient satisfaction. It covers areas such as Governance, Design, Culture, Advocacy, Research and Transparency of Data.

Who is this course for?

This course is for individuals or organisations who seek to improve the delivery of person-centred care across all settings, as well as quality officers, quality and patient safety managers, improvement advisors / consultants and quality specialists, whose prime focus includes planning and implementing person-centred care.


Clinical Applications in Person-Centred Care

This practical course provides examples of first-hand experiences in partnering with patients to understand and improve the care delivered. The course covers essential tools and techniques required for measuring, co-designing, and engaging both patients and co-workers.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for physicians, clinicians and all frontline / point-of-care staff.


Fundamentals of External Evaluation Surveying

Fundamentals of External Evaluation Surveying provides a critical insight into numerous assessment methodologies, approaches and techniques that constitute the various stages of the surveying process.

Who is this course for?
This course is an essential starting point for individuals seeking to launch their career as a surveyor, existing surveyors who wish to develop and broaden their knowledge from an international perspective, and "in-house" experts or project managers who are responsible for assisting their organisation through the accreditation process.

Please be advised that completion of this course does not qualify an individual to work as an ISQua surveyor nor does it qualify an individual to work as a surveyor with an external evaluation organisation. Individuals interested in becoming a surveyor should contact an external evaluation organisation directly to learn about the requirements to become a surveyor with their programme.



Tools and Resources

  • Enhance your knowledge by studying an area of interest in depth
  • Benefit from the knowledge and experience of internationally recognised experts
  • Obtain information on your subject from a global perspective
  • Take advantage of the latest advancements in healthcare knowledge
  • Study in your own time and access the resources 24/7


  • Special Rates for ISQua Members [low income & lower middle-income counties - €125 / upper middle & high-income countries - €250]

Professional Development

  • Learn and apply best practice to your own work environment
  • Expand your specialist knowledge and improve your career prospects
  • Collect feedback on your assignments from renowned experts in the field
  • Receive a certificate on completion of the course

Specialist Certificates fees

New To ISQua? Hours Duration Cost Eligibility
  40 12 months €350 Applicants from High Income (HI) & Upper Middle Income (UMI) countries
ISQua Members Hours Duration Cost Eligibility
  40 12 months €250 Active ISQua Members
Standard LMIC rate* Hours Duration Cost Eligibility
  40 12 months €175 Applicants from Low and Lower Middle Income Countries (LMIC)
ISQua Member (LMIC rate*) Hours Duration Cost Eligibility
  40 12 months €125 Active ISQua Members from low and lower-middle-income countries

* ISQua offers 50% discount to participants who were born in and currently work in low income and lower middle income countries as ranked by the World Bank. Applicants must upload the first page of their passport and letter from their employer to verify they qualify for this discount.

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