AI for Healthcare: Equipping the Workforce for Digital Transformation

Join the conversation on embedding Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare practice with the University of Manchester and Health Education England’s free on-line Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on how technology is changing healthcare. Find out about how AI is transforming healthcare in a variety of beneficial ways, from streamlining workflow processes to making more precise patient diagnoses.

Who is the MOOC for?

While the course is designed primarily for health and social care professionals, it is useful for anyone who has an interest in new professional groups emerging from AI, such as clinical data scientists, medical software engineers, and digital medicine specialists.

What will be covered?

The course explores the benefits and challenges of AI covering a number of different health specialisms such as radiology and pathology and containing current and real-world case studies from partners such as The Christie.

The five-week course is structured in five two-hour modules as follows:

  • Week 1: Motivating AI in Healthcare
  • Week 2: What is Artificial Intelligence?
  • Week 3: Data in Healthcare
  • Week 4: Making it Work
  • Week 5: Supporting and Skilling the Workforce

Dates and timing

The free version of the course is available from 1st February and learners can upgrade at a cost of £52 to allow access to the course for as long as it is hosted on FutureLearn. The upgrade also enables access to course tests and a Certificate of Achievement once you’ve completed the course successfully.

Further information and enrolment

Click here for further information and the registration link to sign up to the course.