/eHealth Technologies 2

Provided by: IoC North East

Course Area: North East

Course Type: Continuous Professional Development

Start date: 23/07/2020

End date: 23/07/2020

Subjects: Health Informatics

Price: Under £500

Delivery Method: Online

Course overview

The course is split in to two sections:

1) Internet of Things for Healthcare

Learn about the new and emerging technologies that are bringing a paradigm shift in health data management.


We’ll examine the ‘Big Data’ problem in healthcare. We’ll discuss solutions to optimally manage and analyse such data.


The course will focus on the technologies that lead to data explosions. We’ll look at the technologies that effectively handle large amount of data. We’ll consider the impact and benefits of moving the large amounts of data produced in healthcare to cloud computing environments.


2) Blockchain

Discover the different types of blockchain. Find out about their application in healthcare in collecting and analysing patient records and keeping them safe and efficient. Learn about the potential risks and challenges healthcare organisation and users need to be aware of in their use.

Who is this course for

This course is designed to meet the needs of NHS staff – suitable for Clinicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, IT personnel, Clinical Coders, and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about Health Informatics.

What will you learn

Learn key concepts of using digital technologies to benefit patients, with Health Informatics training for healthcare professionals.

  1. The role of IoT in healthcare
  2. Big Data issues related to IoT-based healthcare applications
  3. The fundamentals of Cloud Computing
  4. The challenges of managing IoT-based healthcare application in clouds

In the Blockchain section, you will learn:

  1. What is blockchain? Public versus private blockchains
  2. What are smart contracts?
  3. Is there a case for blockchain in healthcare?
  4. What are the applications of blockchain in healthcare?
  5. Challenges and risks associated with blockchain
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