Public Health Informatics and Telehealth

Date: 22 Nov, 23 Nov, 24 Nov 2023 | 9am-5.30pm | Classroom Learning

Duration: 3 Days

Course Overview

Public Health Informatics is the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research and learning. Public health has always been about disease surveillance and management, particularly the identification of major disease outbreaks. This course examines need and support for Public Health Informatics, identify resources available to assist in disaster or crisis communication, examine key issues with respect to information and communication technology for populations and healthcare providers, and discuss implications of Public Health Informatics to improve patient and population outcomes. This course also discusses Telehealth as it has the unique capability of achieving health equity by crossing temporal, social, and geographical barriers to healthcare.

This course is part of Professional Certificate in Digital Health Informatics and Healthcare Logistics.

Course Objectives

Course will enable participants to:

  • Define Public Health Informatics.
  • Examine need and support for Public Health Informatics.
  • Identify resources available to assist in disaster or crisis communication.
  • Examine key issues with respect to information and communication technology for populations and healthcare providers.
  • Discuss implications of Public Health Informatics to improve patient and population outcomes.
  • Identify telehealth applications and discuss issues pertaining to the practice of telehealth.

Who Should Attend

  • Health Informatician

Prerequisites

  • At least a polytechnic diploma.

Course Convener

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ccccc Danny Poo

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Course Fees

Singapore Citizens
39 years old or younger
40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

Participants must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components to be eligible for SSG funding.

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Course Code:
TGS-2020507531

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Course Fee Breakdown

Singapore Citizens

Singapore Citizens

39 years old or younger

Singapore Citizen

40 years old or older
Singapore PRs
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
International Participants

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