Key Information

Course Price $100
Delivery Online
Duration 10 hours
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About this course

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted many issues with remote heath in Australia. Australians now find themselves faced with the same issues that our remote and isolated communities have been long term battling; how can I access quality health services when you cannot be physically present for your appointment?

This course will provide you with an introduction to telehealth and the new ways technology can be used to access and support the delivery of health services. You will learn about the operational, functional and financial aspects of using telehealth and other technologies that help support people living in rural, remote or isolated circumstances. You will also examine how telehealth is shaping health all around the world and paving a new way of how health care will be delivered into the future.

How you will learn

This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. As a general guide, we recommend allocating 10 hours of study time to complete this course. Learning content includes interactive activities, short video, and reading resources to help guide your knowledge. Participants will need to complete a short quiz to receive their Certificate of Completion. Your access to the learning material will also remain open for 6 months after registration.

Who should do this course

This course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn about telehealth and remote monitoring. This course is particularly useful for individuals and health professionals who would like an introduction to using telehealth to support health services.

What you will learn

  • Critical evaluation of the theory, principles and processes of digital health that support health, including data and information, technology, governance, and policy.

  • Critique complex healthcare problems from a digital health perspective

  • Justify the local, national and global impacts of digital health on complex healthcare environment.

  • Apply critical inquiry to social, political, environmental, and economic scenarios related to digital health.

Dr Kerryn Butler-Henderson

Dr Kerryn Butler-Henderson is the Associate Professor of Digital Health, where she oversees digital health curriculum integration across all health programs and provides leadership in the postgraduate eHealth program. She is internationally recognised for her research expertise in digital health workforce and capabilities, leading several funded research projects. Professionally, Kerryn holds several national and international positions, including President Elect of the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations and Director of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health.