Learn how new digital health technologies are transforming cancer management with this course for healthcare professionals.
Understand the potential of new technology in managing cancer
Recent advances in cancer treatment and management have to lead to people with cancer living longer than ever before, now healthcare must begin to consider how to help people with cancer live healthily.
On this course, you will explore and discuss how new digital health technologies, like wearables, social media and home sensors, are starting to transform the management of cancer. There are hundreds of apps for people living with cancer, are they helpful? Can wearable devices promote healthier lifestyles in patients with cancer? It’s time to find out.
What topics will you cover?
- Digital health technologies
- Patient advocacy
- Mind-Body connections
- Gamification for Health Promotion in patients with cancer
- Wearable technologies
In cooperation with the researchers of the European Project CATCH, this online course will cover all those topics.
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.
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What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:
- Identify the real problems encountered by patients with cancer.
- Explore new technologies for the management of patients living with cancer.
- Evaluate devices, clinical trials or qualitative studies in digital health for cancer.
- Engage better digital health innovations.
Who is the course for?
This course has been created for healthcare professionals looking to increase their knowledge of managing cancer.
Who will you learn with?
Dr Shabbir Syed-Abdul is an associate professor of Health informatics at Graduate Institute of Biomedical Informatics, College of Medical Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.
Luis Fernandez-Luque PhD
Luis Fernandez-Luque has been involved in eHealth research and development for over 10 years.
Who developed the course?
Taipei Medical University
Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.
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