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Advanced Topics in Medical Informatics

Code 11516
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)
Scientific area Informatics
Mode of delivery Face-to-face.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes Advanced concepts knowledge associated to medical informatics.
Use of information and communication technologies on health and on the people quality of life improvement.
Deepening of scientific culture through the study and analysis of scientific publications.

At the end of this course unit a student should be able to perform scientific research on topics related with medical informatics and eHealth, highlighting the topics addressed at the course unit.
He/she should be able to realize scientific works based on the state of the art and perform its public presentation.
Syllabus - Introduction to medical informatics.
- Health information systems (clinics and management).
- Norms Health Level Seven (HL7).
- Telemedicine.
- Body sensor networks and biofeedback.
- Ambient assisted living.
- Mobile and ubiquituous Computing for health.
- E-Learning e Mobile Learning for health.
- Case studies
- Study and critical analysis of scientific publications related with topics addressed in the course unit
Main Bibliography - J. Rodrigues, “Emerging Communication Technologies for E-Health and Medicine”, IGI-Global Pub, 2012. - J. Rodrigues et al., “Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies and Applications: Advancements and Developments”, IGI-Global Pub, 2012.
- J. Rodrigues, “Health Information Systems”, IGI-Global Pub, 2009. - R. Hoyt et al., “Medical Informatics: Practical Guide for the Healthcare Professional”, lulu.com Pub, 2009. - F. Miller et al., “Health Level 7”, Alphascript Pub, 2009.
- Y. Xiao et al., “Mobile Telemedicine”, Auerbach Pub, 2008.
- T. Dishong et al. , “Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications”, Artech House, 2009.
- A. Lazakidou et al., “Wireless Technologies for Ambient Assisted Living and Healthcare: Systems and Applications”, Inf. Science Pub, 2010.
- U. Varshney, “Pervasive Healthcare Computing“, Springer, 2009. - G. Vavoula, et al., “Researching Mobile Learning: Frameworks, Tools and Research Designs”, Peter Lang Pub, 2009. - Publicações científicas
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2015-10-01

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