ay041201A Basics in eHealth (OPEN UNI) 5 ects

Academic year 2019-2020
5.1.2020–
14.8.–31.12.2019 FOR REGISTRATION, PLEASE, CONTACT jaana.orava(at)oulu.fi
Web-Based Studies
Health and welfare
Health and Welfare
English
University of Oulu
online
20
75 €

Course will be organized during period 3 (6th of Jan, 2020 - 6th of March, 2020, weeks 2 - 10).

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course:

The student can define central information and communication technology (ICT) terms and solutions in healthcare, and can list respective applications in healthcare services and training.

The student can evaluate the societal and economic significance of information and communication technology in healthcare

The student can understand the position of e-health and telemedicine solutions as a part of the national health care information system.

The student receives an initial view of future health ICT trends from clinical perspective and possibilities to contribute to these with  his/her professional background.

Contents

terms and concepts

-          societal dimensions

-          delivery of health services

-          electronic patient records

-          data transfer within the health care system

-          data transfer between the health care professionals and the patients

-          citizens providing their own health data, mHealth-solutions

-          national healthcare information exchange in Finland

-          remote consultations, examples like teleradiology, telepsychiatry, telerehabilitation

-          economical and functional assessment

-          remote education in health care

-          future visions of health care information systems

-          changing current topics in connected health like: Artificial Intelligence, knowledge based medicine, cybersecurity etc according to availability 

Learning activities and teaching methods

Web-based teaching. Language of instruction - English. Interactivity takes place in virtual learning environment. The course consists of videotaped lectures, power point presentations and links to other material available in the web. Performance of duties includes written tasks, exam, participating in moderated discussions on the grounds of the lectures.

Web lectures 15h / Web exam 40h / Written tasks 40h / Self-study and participation in web discussion 40h

 

Recommended or required reading

All recommended or required reading is offered in the virtual learning environment or in linked web pages.

Assessment methods and criteria

Web tasks, contribution to moderated discussion, an written tasks and course exams and optional final exam. 

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

Teacher
Jarmo Reponen
Grading

The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 0 – 5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Mode of delivery

Web-based teaching

Target group

Anyone who is interested in achieving a basic understanding of e-health, telemedicine and patient record systems in the present healthcare delivery system. The course gives additional knowledge to those already working in healthcare but is also targeted to those coming from industry and other areas of society interested in collaboration with digital health environments

Other information

The maximum number of students of the Open university is twenty (20) in order of registration. The course is suitable for anyone, who is interested in achieving a basic understanding of e-health, telemedicine and patient record systems in the present healthcare delivery system. The course also gives additional knowledge to those already working in healthcare and is also targeted to those coming from industry and other areas of society interested in collaboration with digital health environments.

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ay041201A Basics in eHealth (OPEN UNI) 5 ects
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