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Health and Disease Core Competencies (Wintersemester 2023/2024)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Lothar Heinz Wieler , Dr. med. Henrike Heyne (Data Analytics and Computational Statistics) , Dr. Esther-Maria Antao (Digital Global Public Health)

General Information

  • Weekly Hours: 4
  • Credits: 6
  • Graded: yes
  • Enrolment Deadline: 01.10.2023 - 31.10.2023
  • Examination time §9 (4) BAMA-O: 31.01.2024
  • Teaching Form: Lecture / Exercise
  • Enrolment Type: Bridge Module
  • Course Language: English

Programs, Module Groups & Modules

Digital Health MA
  • Brückemodule
    • HPI-DHBM-PM Introduction to Principles in Medicine

Description

This course addresses the bridging module “Introduction to Principles in Medicine”. It is designed to equip students entering the Digital Health Program with an informatics/digital engineering background with core competencies in comprehending and evaluating health and disease. The course imparts a working knowledge in systems medicine, medical diagnostics and therapeutics, evidence-based medicine and good clinical practice, and health behavior.
A second teaching block is designed to cover an introduction to biological processes of the healthy human body and of frequent diseases such as cardiovascular, neuropsychiatric, gastroenterological diseases and cancer; selected frequent clinical symptoms and preventive screening. Students will learn to comprehend, assess and apply health and disease-related information in making and communicating decisions in the digital health context.

Characteristics of Class Meetings/Lectures:  Block once a week (Wednesday)

Learning Objectives:     

  • Understand the concepts, definitions, and terms differentiating health and disease in the practice of medicine
  • Ability to critically assess impact of health and disease topics in engineering and implementing digital solutions
  • Critically assess impact of medical challenges and opportunities in digital health context
  • Learn to make and communicate assessments and decisions of health and disease issues in development and implementation of digital health solutions
  • Ability to assess scope and sustainable benefits of digital tools, applications, and information in health behavior, prevention and management of disease

Literature

Materials in openHPI course room, please register https://open.hpi.de/courses/hpi-dh-competencies2023

Examination

  • Team assignment including student presentation: 50% of the final grade.
  • Written final exam: (MC format): 50% of the final grade.

Dates

Wednesdays 9:15am-12:30pm

L.1.06

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