Emerging Challenges in health

Diabetes

Digital Transformation eHealth in Diabetes

22-E03
<< back to courses index
November 15th 2022 - November 16th 2022
COURSE COORDINATORS
Dulce Nascimento do Ó (RN) , 
João Filipe Raposo (MD, PhD) , 
Rogério Tavares Ribeiro (Biologist, PhD)
COURSE PRESENTATION
We are currently witnessing a digital revolution in healthcare, in which, in recent years, health solutions (devices, applications and digital platforms) have multiplied, providing greater capacity for capturing and integrating data. This reality presents itself as a huge challenge for health professionals, who need to develop their skills in this field and contribute to the promotion of citizens' digital literacy.

Diabetes is an excellent example of an area of health that has benefited from digital transformation and the need for integration and involvement of health professionals, citizens and information technology professionals, with a view to improving health outcomes.

This course will allow the development of skills in areas of great relevance to clinical practice and to support the training and self-efficacy of people with diabetes/caregivers. The course modules are integrated with a view on continuous process of learning and adapting knowledge to real life.
As such, the course provides a comprehensive view of digital health in Diabetes, Digital Health Literacy and communication between the health professional and the user/caregiver within the scope of technology, as well as the state-of-the-art of digital health in Diabetes type 1 and type 2.

Other themes will also be discussed given their relevance. Such as, of digital health and the promotion of health in social networks, privacy and data protection and the ethical aspects of their use are also developed.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Health professionals and information technology professionals
LEARNING OBJECTIVES >> KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO DEVELOP
  1. Identify the state-of-the-art of Digital Health in Diabetes
  2. Develop strategies for managing diabetes through the use of technology
  3. Motivate people at risk or with diabetes to change their behavior and diabetes self-management through the use of new technologies
  4. Critically analyze the reliability and usability of digital tools for each user in a personalized way
  5. Identify good practices and the social impact of digital health and health promotion through social media.
  6. Identify essential confidentiality and data protection mechanisms
ADMISSION CRITERIA
CV
Founders