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Short course

Patient Monitoring

Want to improve patient support and monitoring? Our Patient Monitoring short course introduces you to the use of digital health technologies.

Why study with us

  • Be part of a digital health ready workforce.
  • Tailor your study to your career aspirations, professional or organisational needs and interests.
  • Online delivery means you can fit your studies around your work and other commitments.

Key course information

Level: Postgraduate, Level 7
Delivery: Online
Study mode: Part-time
Duration: 4 months
Module code: M4084
Start date: September, January and May.

The course is taught online and tutorials can be scheduled to suit your work pattern.

Course overview

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Critically appraise how the introduction of digital technologies has enhanced patient monitoring capabilities.
  • Articulate the benefits, challenges and risks associated with the use of digital technologies to support patient monitoring.
  • Critically evaluate how digital technologies impact patient monitoring across multiple areas of the health sector (primary, secondary, tertiary care).


Future careers in digital health

Our digital health courses will prepare you for work in the digitally-literate healthcare organisations of the 21st century.

You'll exploit digital opportunities in healthcare to improve patient outcomes. This means you'll deliver safe care more efficiently and effectively. You'll bridge the gap between health and social care teams.


This course is based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

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