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Course Details

Using Healthcare Apps

Title Using Healthcare Apps
Venue Castle and Priory Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Address Limes Road, Dudley, DY1 4AQ
Qualification No Qualification
Start Date 06/12/2021
End Date 06/12/2021
Day & Time Monday 13:00
Duration (Hours) 02:00
Fee Free
Contact Name Lisa Cleeton
Contact Number 01384 818143
Contact Email ACL@dudley.gov.uk
Opening Times 9 to 4.30 Weekdays

Detailed Summary

Using Healthcare Apps
Using Healthcare Apps
Course Aim
This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the benefits of Healthcare Apps to manage conditions and their own health and wellbeing. It aims to present to them how these Apps can offer opportunities to improve medical services plus help them control their own health and wellbeing. Learners will be shown the top 10 healthcare apps and their features to enable them to make an informed decision regarding which apps will work best for them, whether it be for monitoring their medications or to lead a healthy lifestyle. Disclaimer: This course is for educational purposes only. ACL are not healthcare providers and do not provide medical advice. Furthermore, we do not endorse any commercial products.
Course length
2 hours
Who is the course for?
Anyone wishing to take control of their medical treatments and their own health, wellbeing & fitness
Will I gain a qualification on this course?
Do I need any knowledge, skills or qualifications?
A basic knowledge of mobile smartphones
Course content
What are Mobile Health Apps Why are Mobile Health Apps shaping the future of medical practice? Better data gathering with mobile health apps Reducing preventable medical errors Reduce costs for both patients and hospitals Enhance patient – doctor communications Encouraging a healthy lifestyle Top 10 healthcare apps and what they can offer There is a lot of visual learning, with a practice exercise incorporated
How will I learn?
There is a lot of visual learning, with a practice exercise incorporated
What could this course lead to?
Being able to use beneficial Healthcare Apps to manage your communications with the health service and to enable you to take control of and monitor your health and fitness
What materials or equipment will I need to provide?
Pens will be required for note taking We can provide iPads but if you have your own iPad, tablet or smartphone that will be useful.