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    Advanced study of the transformation of healthcare for patients through home-based digital health technologies such as telemedicine, self-monitoring and wearables.

    About this paper

    Paper title Patient-Centred Digital Health
    Subject Digital Health
    EFTS 0.1250
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,551.63
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    DIGH 701, DIGH 703

    Dr Chris Paton, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Digital Health – Dr Chris Paton

    Teaching staff

    Dr Chris Paton, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Digital Health – Dr Chris Paton

    Teaching Arrangements

    This Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.


    To be advised.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who sucessfully complete this paper will:

    1. Review innovations in digital health technology that promote well-being and self-management
    2. Evaluate the potential of these technologies in changing the experience of health care and/or health outcomes for consumers
    3. Critically appraise and discuss how digital technology could change the balance of power between the health care provider and the consumer and possible impact on the roles of workers in the health sector
    4. Examine successful uses of digital health generated data in furthering the goals of personal and/or population health and critique different approaches to solving common problems


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system

    Other Teaching

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Thursday 18:00-19:50 29-35, 37-42
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