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e-Health for Health Professionals - HSBH5003

Year - 2018

The aim of this unit is to provide future health professionals with a strong foundation in e-Health on which they can make evidence-based decisions. In particular, this unit will provide students with opportunities to examine: . How technology affects health care in different Australian health contexts . Ethical issues surrounding e-Health . Innovations in e-Health . How emerging technologies affect patient-centred communication between health professionals, and health professionals and their clients/patients . Strategies for interacting with patients and clients using different technologies . Strategies for engaging in multi-disciplinary e-Healthcare delivery . The relationship between technologies, data and the wider information network Students will develop their skills in a variety of technologies identified as key e-Health skills for clinicians. Students will create an e-Health delivery portfolio to showcase these skills. This unit will also enable students to be lifelong learners by providing them with reflective learning skills. Reflective learning skills are identified as essential for lifelong learning.

online and 2x4-hrs face to face workshops

eHealth Evaluation (40%), eHealth Innovation Challenge (40%), eHealth reflection task (10%), participation (10%)


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Tim Shaw, Anna Janssen
HECS Band: 2
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