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    Advanced study of the role of deep technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and biotechnology to improve health services and patient outcomes.

    About this paper

    Paper title Emerging Technologies in 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
    1. Explain the challenges and possibilities of emerging digital health technologies such as telemedicine, remote-monitoring, robotics and AI for patients, service providers, clinicians and policy makers
    2. Appraise emerging digital health technologies used to assess health care needs and their use in promoting health and wellbeing
    3. Critically evaluate the design or delivery of a range of emerging digital health technologies or services


    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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