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Human Computer Interaction in Healthcare

Human Computer Interaction in Healthcare

We're not currently accepting applications for this program.

Dr Graham Morgan
Deputy Head of School & Reader, School of Computing, Newcastle University



An introduction to the subject of Human Computer Interaction as a field of research in its own right which explores how interface design is critically important in the context of digital health.

The course explores how promoting good practices in human interaction with enabling digital technologies is an overriding influence in the success of health informatics products. Examples and case studies will allow learners the ability to contextualise the material presented in accessible real-world settings.

The course covers:

  1. Evolution of Human Computer Interaction
    • HCI theory
    • Models for interface design
  2. Human Factors Engineering (HFE)
    • What is HFE?
    • Why HFE?
    • Human factors in HCI design
    • User-centred design
    • Usability testing
    • Human limitations
  3. Interface design: good and poor design

Next dates for this programme to be announced in Mid 2023

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