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Innovations in eHealth - HSBH2009

Year - 2019

Digital technologies are changing the health landscape from consumers having access to Dr Google to clinicians using virtual reality as part of treatment. This unit of study explores the impact of digital technologies on our health and wellbeing and includes consideration of how these devices and software interact with the healthcare system, affect attitudes towards health and healthcare providers, and change the discussions about health ethics, and health equity. Students will engage in practical, hands-on learning experience and complete authentic assessments such as designing innovations, creating an ePortfolio, and applying for a job.

Classes
2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment
Reflection task (25%), health design project (30%), skills modules (5%), job application/eportfolio (40%)

Textbooks
Readings will be drawn from a variety of journals, government reports, and textbooks. The reading list will be available to students through the unit of study outline and learning management system

Assumed knowledge
HSBH1012, HSBH1013

Pre-requisites

48 credit points

Prohibitions

HSBH1010

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Behavioural and Social Science in Health
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Melanie Keep
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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