The main aim of the lecturer is to arouse students' interest in the fascinating topic of harnessing technology to improve our health.
From a student perspective, the learning outcomes are as follows. At the end of the module, students should be able to:
1) Identify the presence of technology in healthcare applications
2) Describe how selected technologies improve healthcare delivery
3) Recognize the need for a multidisciplinary approach to provide effective healthcare technology solutions
4) Discuss the diverse implications of healthcare technology in terms of patients' needs, ethical concerns and societal issues