eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health

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eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health

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eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health
The course eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health is an online class provided by University of Twente through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth.
Course description
  • 6 weeks
  • eHealth refers to the use of technologies to improve well-being, health, and healthcare. It is an umbrella term that captures concepts about the health context, technology, and people.
  • In this free online course, we will provide you with insight into the domain of eHealth, describe methods to develop eHealth, and explain theories that enable behaviour change and facilitate implementation. You will also understand how eHealth technologies are developed and used in practice, by means of a variety of case studies, assignments and examples.
  • All videos have subtitles available in Portuguese (Brazil) and Russian.
  • This course pays attention to the perspectives of the eHealth developers, patients, healthcare professionals and healthy people who want to improve or maintain their health and wellbeing. These perspectives are applied to the three main topics of this course:
  • During Weeks 1 and 2, we will introduce eHealth and show you how eHealth technologies are used to enable or improve self-care and prevention, supportive care, and societal health. Weeks 3 and 4 will focus on design. You will learn how to design eHealth that fits the user and the context, and is able to seduce or support people into changing their behaviour. In Weeks 5 and 6, we focus on the diffusion and evaluation of eHealth technologies within the intended context, and among users and other relevant stakeholders.
  • After finishing this course, you will have new knowledge about eHealth, acquired relevant eHealth skills, and gained insight into the use of eHealth in practice.
  • Meaning and application of eHealth
  • Different domains of eHealth
  • Human Centered Design
  • Usability testing
  • Values and requirements
  • Behaviour change
  • Persuasive technology
  • Implementation of eHealth technology
  • Formative and summative evaluation
  • Log data analysis
  • Explain the term eHealth, give examples of possible forms of eHealth, and identify possible benefits and barriers
  • Apply and recognize theoretical principles from Human Centred Design, behaviour change theory and the Persuasive Systems Design Model when designing an eHealth technology
  • Identify the most important principles and theories from eHealth implementation and recognize implementation methods
  • Describe how the phases and principles of the CeHRes Roadmap are used in the development of eHealth technologies
  • Explain the rationale behind formative and summative evaluation and recognize methods from both forms of evaluation
  • This course is suitable for everyone who wants or needs to know more about eHealth and all of its possibilities. No specific knowledge or education background is assumed, since all concepts that are discussed will be briefly explained. For learners who desire more depth, further reading is available.
  • University of Twente
  • As a young and entrepreneurial university in the Netherlands, the University of Twente prepares young people to tackle the grand challenges the world will be facing during the coming decades.

Prerequisites & Facts

eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health

Course Topic

Healthcare & Medicine, Medical Technology

University, College, Institution

University of Twente

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / University of Twente you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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