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Course Description

This course advances the practice of design in healthcare by examining how it can be framed through the lens of human scale. We share examples across disciplines and healthcare contexts to gain an understanding of how design gestures (spaces, tools, artifacts, and communications) can produce value for both patients and providers. Students create their own proposals for design innovation in their chosen context, using what they have learned from a survey of practices across the fields of design and healthcare. Counts as a required course toward the certificate in Human-Centered Healthcare.

Course Length - Online 5 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • Discover unmet needs within complex systems
  • Move observations to insights for action
  • Create concepts to further designs
  • Communicate ideas for impact
  • Iterate on designs

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Designing Care Experiences & Interactions
Feb 26, 2024 to Apr 07, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $660.00 Click here to get more information
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $660.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 31, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Feb 26, 2024
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