Medical Humanity – Online Course
Find out how and why you should engage patients and communities in the development of new healthcare technology and treatments.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for undergraduates and postgraduates, with some medical, healthcare or social work experience.
What topics will you cover?
The basic principles of community engagement
The concept of “living labs”
How to listen to people and use their oral histories as part of healthcare service design
How to make elders or minority groups an integral part of designing new medical technologies
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explain what ‘living labs’ is about
Investigate the development of medical humanities in one’s context
Design a course using methods learnt during this course