Health Education England and Uni of Manchester launch AI for Healthcare online learning

Health Education England and the University of Manchester have developed and launched a free online course to explore AI in healthcare.The course is aimed at health and social care professionals who want to understand the basic concepts, challenges and opportunities of AI in their respective healthcare systems.

The five week course includes real-world examples of how AI in transforming healthcare in areas such as radiology, pathology and nursing.

The course also explores the concepts, ethical principles and approaches of AI within healthcare and investigates the challenges and opportunities of data in healthcare to transform patient care.

Dr Neil Ralph, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning at Health Education England “At a time when health and care are changing rapidly die to advances in technology, we think this course is a really valuable addition to our learning suite.”

The course topics include:

  • Introduction to the wider context of the challenges and opportunities impacting on Healthcare as outlined in the Topol Report
  • New and upcoming technological developments and their ethical, social, and legal implications
  • Wider patient pathway focusing on specific cases and datasets from different areas such as Nursing, Radiography and Deep Learning /Cancer
  • Challenges of governance, ‘team science’ and interdisciplinary working, data quality in the NHS
  • Practice-based case studies illustrating where the skills gaps have been addressed
  • Practical and practice-based CPD activities

For further details please click here.