PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS AND TELEHEALTH
This programme aims to equip learners with an understanding of data handling principles and medical informatics, and how these domains would play a role in the future of healthcare. Learners will use the acquired skills to extract, curate and analyze data in healthcare settings and apply evidence-based practice and telemedicine in patient care. They will be better prepared for roles in the digitized healthcare sector, as well as similar roles in other industries
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Undergraduates with good command of English.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Undergraduate students whose course of studies are related to healthcare/medicine.
MODE OF DELIVERY
18 hours of synchronous lessons, tutorials and a final project presentation.
MODE OF ASSESSMENT
DR STEPHANIE KO
Consultant, Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
Dr Stephanie Ko graduated from the University College London Medical School after completing her pre-clinical education at the University of Cambridge. She completed her residency training in Advanced Internal Medicine at National University Hospital (NUH), a member of the National University Health System (NUHS). In addition, she completed a Masters of Public Health in the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in 2017.
Her areas of clinical and research interest include the development and evaluation of new care delivery models, including hospital-at-home models and telehealth enabled programmes. She is also interested in the use of data science approaches to analyse administrative databases.
Dr Ko is involved in the teaching of evidence-based-medicine and is a core faculty of the NUHS Residency Program Advanced Internal Medicine
DR LING ZHENG JYE
Assistant Director, Medical Informatics (MI)
Regional Health System Office, National University Health System (NUHS)
Dr Ling is a health informatician working in public sector healthcare. His interests are in Healthcare Management, Clinical Decision Support, Design Thinking, Public Health,
Primary Care physician in the Intermediate & Long Term Care sector, especially nursing homes and primary care clinics. He is involved with undergraduate and postgraduate teaching for medical informatics. Dr Ling enjoys helping his colleagues deliver care more effectively and happily via tailoring products to fit the local workflow.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Successful participants who complete all requirements of the programme including passing the assessment will receive a certificate of completion issued by NUS SCALE.
A sample of the certificate of completion can be found here:
Participants from the project team with the highest score for the group project will also receive a commendation letter. A sample is shown below:
14 January to 12 February 2023
in collaboration with Looker Education Group
For programme enquiries, please fill the form here.