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Approx. 11 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1 - What is eHealth?

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
What does eHealth mean to you?3m
A model for eHealth1m
Challenges4m
The future7m
4 readings
On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 1 Instructions10m
Activity 4: eHealth in action videos10m
Module 1 - References and further resources10m
2 practice exercises
Activity 1 - Learn about current and futuristic examples of eHealth technologies in practice18m
Activity 2 - Learn about the eHealth model via examples from clinical practice20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Module 2 - Health in our Hands

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 44 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Health not healthcare5m
Wearables: Colllecting your own data3m
Clinical use of personal health data5m
Mobile apps for health3m
Social media for health5m
Health information online7m
Co-design of eHealth solutions5m
Evaluating health apps6m
3 readings

On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 2 instructions10m
Module 2 - References and further resources10m
1 practice exercise
Activity 5 - Learn about current trends in internet and communications technology (ICT)12m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3 - Data and the "Quantified Self"

1 hour to complete
10 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Data and digital health records3m
Anatomy of a digital health record3m
Case study: electronic records supporting remote care5m
Predictive and precision medicine58s
Big data from our biology & environment4m
Owning your own data3m
Patient reported data in practice4m
Privacy and security - should we be worried?5m
Using data to improve our performance2m
3 readings
On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 3 instructions10m
Module 3 - Resources and further references10m
1 practice exercise
Activity 8 - Learn about current trends in electronic data in healthcare16m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 4 - Interacting with Health Professionals using New Technologies

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Improving care: Ten eHealth advantages8m
Face-to-face vs. online4m
Telehealth and new models of healthcare9m
When healthcare & social media intersect6m
Using apps to personalise healthcare7m
eHealth enabled professional development9m
How do we enable interdisciplinary eHealth?4m
3 readings
On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 4 instructions10m
Module 4 - Resources and further references10m
2 practice exercises
Activity 10 - Learn about how health professionals are using technology to interact10m
Activity 11 - How are doctors using ICT in their clinical practice now (2015)?6m

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