Health Design Technology Institute
The Health Design Technology Institute will be the home of a number of initiatives for designing technologies and ways of working to help people manage their healthcare. This includes designing better products and systems to help the healthcare industry to manage the diverse needs of a number of people with long-term health conditions.
Designing Health Communications - Dr David Sless
Dr David Sless, CEO of the Communication Research Institute, gives a talk on health information design.
HST.939 Designing and Sustaining Technology Innovation for Global Health Practice (MIT)
Innovation in global health practice requires leaders who are trained to think and act like entrepreneurs. Whether at a hospital bedside or in a remote village, global healthcare leaders must understand both the business of running a social venture as well as how to plan for and provide access to life saving medicines and essential health services. Each week, the course features a lecture and skills-based tutorial session led by industry, non-profit foundation, technology, and academic leaders t
21A.215 Medical Anthropology: Culture, Society, and Ethics in Disease and Health (MIT)
This course looks at medicine from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing on the human, as opposed to biological, side of things. Students learn how to analyze various kinds of medical practice as cultural systems. Particular emphasis is placed on Western (bio-) medicine; students examine how biomedicine constructs disease, health, body, and mind, and how it articulates with other institutions, national and international.
14.74 Foundations of Development Policy (MIT)
This course explores the foundations of policy making in developing countries. The goal is to spell out various policy options and to quantify the trade-offs between them. We will study the different facets of human development: education, health, gender, the family, land relations, risk, informal and formal norms and institutions. This is an empirical class. For each topic, we will study several concrete examples chosen from around the world. While studying each of these topics, we will ask: Wh
SP.718 Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing Worl
D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break and work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will creat
HST.921 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future (MIT)
This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project team
Health and safety
This learning object provides content, resources, activities and tasks to support the competencies in the units CHCCN301A Ensure the health and safety of children, HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes, and) HLTFA301B Apply first aid , from the Community Services (Children’s Services) Training Package.
Use basic computer technology to process enterprise and customer data
Topics covered include basic computer operations, occupational safety and health issues in the office environment, using a spreadsheet application and basic word processing.
Conduct outbound telemarketing campaign
Focuses on conducting outbound telemarketing campaigns with making contact occupational safety and health, reaching targets, recording, taking orders, updating customer records and using relevant technology
Process sales of limited product/service from incoming calls
Focuses on customer records, credit checks, customer needs, occupational safety and health, privacy, reaching targets, taking orders and updating customer records.
Provide alcohol and/or other drug withdrawal services
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, including combinations of these. These withdrawal services may be non-medical or provide pharmacological relief under relevant legislative guidelines. This learning object contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: assessing clients, the sector, service provider, client
Provide services to clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues
This resource is concerned with supporting clients through the provision of a range of services within organisational policies and procedures. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: the sector, service provider, client and you, harm minimisation, models of treatment, interacting with clients, active listening skills, building rapport, motivational interviewing, assessment of clients, case management and referral and mental health and the link to A
Work with clients who have alcohol and/or other drugs issues
This resource relates to working with clients to identify options for delivery of community services to support their needs. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: the sector, service provider, client and you, statutory frameworks, harm minimisation, models of treatment, interacting with clients, rapport, supporting your client, assessing the client for ongoing needs, case management and referral, mental health and the link to AOD issues and deliv
Develop an exercise program for an experienced client
In this scenario the learner uses the results of screening tests to develop a fitness program for an experienced client. As you start to plan a fitness program make sure you understand the implications that the client's health and fitness status will have on the way the program is developed. You will need to consider the person's cardiovascular fitness, any injuries or other health factors when you develop their fitness program.
All about digital images
The multimedia designerJacob introduces a number of key concepts about digital imaging, photography and digital video including file types for specific applications (bitmaps, jpegs, gifs, tifs etc), bit depth, resolution, compresssion,video & dvd, connectivity, video legal colours, image scanning, health and safety and asset managment while working with digital images, video and or multimedia.
Follow health, safety and security procedures in the music industry
This unit will teach you the skills and knowledge to provide information about occupational health and safety policies and practices and the hazard and risk control in the workplace to the work group. This unit describes occupational health and safety competencies applicable for all people who work in the music industry. As a friend of the band 'Beside the Point', it's up to you to help them make their way in the music industry.
Indigenous Spiritual Wellbeing - Welcome
An interactive e-learning resource for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island primary health care workers. Resources include the impact of colonisation on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health; AOD sector, mental health, providing information on social and emotional support and assessing social and emotional support.
Indigenous Spiritual Wellbeing - Our history - Primary health care
A learning resource that explores the history of primary health care including beginnings, developments and significant declarations, goals and aims.
Indigenous Spiritual Wellbeing - Our history - ATSI context - Radio 1
A Learning resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health care workers, covering urban, rural remote perspectives on primary health care.