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Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of content, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 1 - What is eHealth?

Key question: “What are the fundamentals of eHealth and where is it heading?” To complete this introductory module you will need to view the video lectures for each lesson and complete the four listed ungraded learning activities. It is also recommended that you sample the module reference and further resource list to consolidate your learning....
Reading
5 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
What does eHealth mean to you?3m
A model for eHealth1m
Challenges4m
The future7m
Reading4 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
Quiz2 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
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 2 - Health in our Hands

"How are new technologies helping consumers 'participate' in healthcare?" To complete this module you will need to view the video lectures for each lesson and complete the two listed ungraded learning activities. You are also required to complete the graded Peer Review Assignment 1 (40%) for submission as per the assignment instructions. It is also recommended that you sample the module reference and further resource list to consolidate your learning....
Reading
9 videos (Total 44 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 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
Reading3 readings

On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 2 instructions10m
Module 2 - References and further resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Activity 5 - Learn about current trends in internet and communications technology (ICT)12m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 3 - Data and the "Quantified Self"

"What kind of health data do we collect now and how will it transform healthcare in the future?"...
Reading
10 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 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
Reading3 readings
On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 3 instructions10m
Module 3 - Resources and further references10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Activity 8 - Learn about current trends in electronic data in healthcare16m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 4 - Interacting with Health Professionals using New Technologies

"How can eHealth improve the coordination and efficiency of healthcare and what are the barriers?" ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video8 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
Reading3 readings
On completion of this module you will be able to:10m
Module 4 instructions10m
Module 4 - Resources and further references10m
Quiz2 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

Instructor

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Tim Shaw

Professor in eHealth
Research in Implementation Science and eHealth Group (RISe)

About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading comprehensive research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the top 1 percent of universities in the world. In 2015, we were ranked 45 in the QS World University Rankings, and 100 percent of our research was rated at above, or well above, world standard in the Excellence in Research for Australia report....

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