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Explore how AI can be used to improve patient care and build your understanding of how to implement AI in the health professions.
About This Course
The use of artificial intelligence to improve efficiency is prevalent across almost every industry, none more so than the world of healthcare.
On this course, you’ll learn how to join the discussion on the potential of AI in healthcare in a useful and realistic way.
With the help of teachings from leaders in AI healthcare thinking, you’ll build your knowledge and confidence in key areas of AI healthcare, before learning how it can be implemented into your own workflow.
There is a wide range of healthcare-based use-cases for AI, including in the automation of repeated tasks and in improving the accuracy of diagnosis. This course will take you through the full range of AI capabilities and why they are so useful.
You’ll also learn what the requirements are for implementing AI in a clinical environment and what the impact of that implementation is.
Understand the key challenges of AI in healthcare, including AI ethics
Whilst AI is undoubtedly creating many opportunities to improve healthcare provision, it also brings risks and challenges.
From social to ethical, using real-life examples you’ll explore what these risks are so that you can make an informed decision about using AI in your line of work.
The final steps of the course will show you how to introduce AI into your workflow in a meaningful, safe, legal, and ethical way to benefit your patient.
Study with AI healthcare experts from across Europe
This course is led by a partnership of universities, consisting of University Medical Center Groningen, University of Tartu, University of Copenhagen, University Medical Center Cologne, and several industry partners.
- Week 1
Potential and limitations of AI in healthcare
- Week 2
Tackling the technical and regulatory challenges of AI
- Week 3
Ethical and social aspects of AI in healthcare
- Week 4
Practical examples and wrap-up
Learning on this course
If you’d like to take part while our educators are leading the course, they’ll be joining the discussions, in the comments, between these dates:
29 Nov 2021 – 24 Dec 2021
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Explain the fundamentals of AI and its use in healthcare-based use-cases.
- Identify the requirements of implementation of AI in a clinical environment.
- Describe the impact of implementation of AI in a clinical environment.
- Evaluate the challenges and risks of AI in Healthcare.
- Discuss about AI and its use in healthcare in a practical and meaningful way.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals who want to better understand AI for healthcare.
This includes doctors, nurses, GPs, and Biomedical researchers. It will also be of interest to patients, medical students, PhD students, and general AI enthusiasts.