Health and Disease Core Competencies

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, health behavior, preventive medicine, and taxonomy of diseases. A second teaching block is designed to cover topics in mental health and neuropsychiatric diseases, chronic diseases, infectious disorders, and concepts in alternative medicine. Students will learn to comprehend, assess and apply health and disease-related information in making and communicating decisions in the digital health context.

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Kurssprache: English

Kursinformationen

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, health behavior, preventive medicine, and taxonomy of diseases. A second teaching block is designed to cover topics in mental health and neuropsychiatric diseases, chronic diseases, infectious disorders, and concepts in alternative medicine. 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: Twice a week (TBD) – 30 Lectures

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

Lernmaterial

  • Block 1:

    Social/Societal Aspects for Health and Disease
  • Block 1 (second part):

    Social/Societal Aspects for Health and Disease
  • Block 2:

    Fundamentals in medical diagnosis and therapy (Prof. Böttinger)
  • Block 3:

    Taxonomy of Diseases (Ariane Sasso)
  • Block 4:

    Wellness and Preventive Medicine (Prof. Michalsen)
  • Block 5:

    Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Dr. Kessler)
  • Block 6:

    Health Behavior, Mental Health and Neuropsychiatric Disorders (Hanna Drimalla)
  • Block 7:

    Biological Systems in Medicine
  • Block 8:

    In-Depth Case Studies of Selected Major Diseases (Jan-Philipp Sachs)
  • Block 9:

    Course Review and Exam Preparation (Prof. Böttinger et al.)
  • Test Block :

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Lernende

Aktuell
Heute
29
Kursende
28. Februar 2019
27
Kursstart
17. Oktober 2018
5

Anforderungen für Leistungsnachweise

  • Den Leistungsnachweis erhält, wer in der Summe aller benoteten Aufgaben mindestens 50% der Höchstpunktzahl erreicht hat.
  • Die Teilnahmebestätigung erhält, wer auf zumindest 50% der Kursunterlagen zugegriffen hat.

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