MedTech: Digital Health and Wearable Technology
- Course provided by Future Learn
- Study type: Online
- Starts: Anytime
- Price: Free
Explore the opportunities and challenges of using digital devices in healthcare
Digital devices are revolutionising healthcare as we know it. On this course, you will explore the impact of these new technologies on healthcare professionals and their patients. Learn how digital devices in healthcare are designed and regulated, and explore if clinical supervision in MedTech is always important.
You will also study the types of wearable devices and sensors patients use and why. As you look to the future of this technology, you will consider the impact of the miniaturisation of implantable devices, and the challenges around devices’ use of big data on healthcare systems.
What topics will you cover?
- What is digital medicine?
- Who are the stakeholders?
- What are the opportunities and challenges?
- Sensors and wearables in digital medicine
- The Future of Wearables
- Big data in digital medicine
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
Who is the course for?
This course is appropriate for anyone interested in MedTech and product design.
The course will be of particular interest to undergraduate students studying engineering, product design, and disciplines related to healthcare, and professionals working in the healthcare sector in a medical capacity or as MedTech designers.