INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL HEALTH
Now more than ever, technology drives innovation in health.
How do we translate electronic patient data into meaningful insights? What digital biomarkers can we track with wearables? Why does some medtech thrive, while others fail?
Introduction to Digital Health is a fully-online credential exploring the intersection between health and technology. You’ll be kept up-to-date with the latest technology and digital trends in healthcare, and discover how to apply them in your workplace. It’s designed specifically for clinicians, allied health practitioners, technicians or those working in professional roles within the health sector.
We’ve collaborated with Siemens Healthineers, leaders in medical technology, to create this module. You’ll benefit from Siemens Healthineers’ global expertise in digitising healthcare, combined with the quality and recognition of a Monash qualification.
Whether you’re looking to upskill, retrain or take your career in a new direction, this unit will give you the skills and knowledge to harness new and emerging technology to improve health outcomes.
Through Introduction to Digital Health, you will:
Section 1: Starts 5 March 2021
Section 2: Starts 5 April 2021
Section 3: Starts 3 May 2021
Each topic will take up to 12 hours of learning, depending on your prior knowledge.
Technology is transforming our health system and services, and with this, roles in digital health, informatics and medtech are expected to grow. Being able to combine data, systems and technology to improve patient outcomes is critical, and there’s a demand for professionals with these skills and expertise.
Completing our Introduction to Digital Health unit is the perfect way to formalise your knowledge, and give you the credentials to take the next step in your career - whether that’s moving into a leadership position or taking on a specialist role.
By completing the assessed version of this credential, you’ll receive 6 credit points. You can choose to use these towards further study, getting you closer to a Monash graduate degree faster.
Our expert teaching staff are leaders in health education and research, with connections to Victoria’s major health services and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC).
Ian Rouse is an Adjunct Professor in Monash’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and brings over 20 years of international experience in senior management roles in industry, higher education, research and non-government organisations. His expertise spans global health, leadership and management, and information technology.
Dragan Ilic is the Director of Learning and Teaching in Monash’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and heads the Medical Education Research and Quality (MERQ) unit. His research focuses on medical and health professional education and has led a variety of public health and health services research projects.