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Course Description

This course will introduce students to the unique design opportunities within healthcare and some of the methods used for applying design thinking to these challenges. Taking a project-based approach, students will learn to identify opportunities to create impact in their chosen context, understand the human experience of care, and develop strategies to shape a more human-centered experience for patients, staff, clinicians and/or caregivers. This course is aimed to those with differing levels of design and/or healthcare experience, and would be appropriate for designers, administrators, clinicians, entrepreneurs - anyone interested in the unique intersection of design and healthcare.

Learner Outcomes

  • How to identify opportunities to shape - or re-shape- the experience of healthcare
  • How to translate observations into design opportunities
  • How to develop and use tools to facilitate empathy building for your organization or practice.
  • How to use storytelling to convey changemaking strategies.

Additional Information

Benefits:

  • Learn to distill big-picture healthcare challenges into tangible, solvable design problems.
  • Apply the course teachings immediately to a design solution for your healthcare environment.
  • Learn to conduct analogous research to move towards transformative interventions.
  • Be able to articulate the difference between solution and strategy for your team and leadership.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Design Thinking for Human Centered Healthcare
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 01, 2021 to Jul 04, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $577.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $577.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 05, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 01, 2021
Instructors
Section Title
Design Thinking for Human Centered Healthcare
Type
Online
Dates
Aug 30, 2021 to Oct 03, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $600.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $600.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 03, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 30, 2021
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