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Digital Health and Technology Solutions 7KANP121

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



11 days of Learning over 11 weeks

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

The use of digital technology to achieve health objectives is a rapidly developing area and one that is increasingly impacting of professional healthcare practice.

The focus of this module is developing a greater understanding of the transformative potential and limits of both existing and emerging technological innovations and how to adopt, use and apply these into practice in different healthcare settings. How digital technologies are assessed for the opportunities and challenges they present to improve quality, safety and efficiency are also explored.

What will I achieve?

  • Present a critical analysis of the core principles that drive the utilisation and development of healthcare technologies.
  • Provide an analysis of factors that govern choice and influence implementation of health technologies in practice principles
  • Be able to provide a critical evaluation of a selection of health technologies utilised in practice

Who will I learn with?

Scott McLachlan

Lecturer in Digital Technologies for Health

Who is this for?

Qualified healthcare professionals

How will I be assessed?

Written assignment (2,500 words)

What is the teaching schedule?

26/09/2023, 03/10, 10/10, 17/10, 24/10, 31/10, 07/11, 14/11, 21/11, 28/11, 05/12


Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £3100

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