This module aims to support and mentor students through the implementation, evaluation and dissemination of a digital health project within their practice. This module is designed for use across a range of disciplines.
Successful completion of the module Digital Health: Use of Technology in Health and Social Care is a pre-requisite to studying this module; although it can be studied as a stand-alone module by those with experience in the field of Digital Health.
Students completing both modules form a Postgraduate Certificate in Digital health worth 60 credits, students completing this as a standalone module will receive 40 credits. Students who exit with 40 credits will be eligible for a University transcript of credit. Students can opt to combine credits towards a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters qualification.
Digital health encompasses, but is not limited to, Telehealth, Telecare, Telemedicine, Telecoaching, Telerehab, technology enabled care services (TECS).
Examples of technology include video-links for remote consultations, monitoring systems, Apps, software to support rehabilitation, environmental technology.
Students applying to study this module should have a working knowledge of digital fluency and access to on-line computer facilities and have the opportunity to develop a digital health project within the health and social care arena.
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The running of this module is dependent on there being sufficient numbers of interest.