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e-Health for Health Professionals - HSBH5003

Year - 2020

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 can affect 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 critically thinking about eHealth and its potential to support healthcare. Students will use and evaluate an e-Health intervention, and generate an idea for a new eHealth tool, 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: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Health Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
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: A/Professor Melissa Baysari
HECS Band: 2
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