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Welfare and Health Technology – solutions promoting health
About the course
We offer student s to work with welfare and health technologies which have become more common and established in healthcare. Solutions with the potential of promoting health have become an increasingly important part of everyday life for all of us , both as citizens and as healthcare professionals.
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Who can apply
Students from abroad and KP-students
Where does the course take place
University College Copenhagen (Københavns Professionshøjskole)
Tlf.: +45 41 89 72 00
Individual written assignment with examination and following an oral presentation in groups.
Velfærds- og sundhedsteknologi – løsninger til sundhedsfremme
Content of the course
Definitions of the following terms: technology, welfare technology, health technology, telemedicine, apps used in healthcare
The variation of health technology
Ethic and considerations using technology
Psychology related to and using technology
Assessment methods concerning welfare technologies, telemedicine solutions and regarding the use of apps
Self-elected topics by the students, e.g. artificial intelligence, big data, virtual reality as potentials in healthcare .
Extended knowledge about using technology in healthcare and understanding the variation and potential of using it
Technological profile regarding promotion of health via technologies, communicating appreciatively with students’ colleges in relation to group work and concerning technology projects
Capabilities considering ethic aspects when using technology, psychological knowledgeable concerning the interference of and when using technology in healthcare
Critical thinking inclusive assessment skills concerning various type of technologies .
Lessons by lectures
Lessons by external lectures/professors
Lessons by the student themselves
Literature research at CINAHL and PubMed
Project work in groups to present a problem, including field research
Group work or individual work related to a written assignment
Self- s tudy .