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Innovation in health and social care practice
Innovation in health and social care practice

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Innovation in health and social care practice


This free course, Innovation in health and social care, focuses on how digital technology and innovation changes the expectations and jobs roles for health and social care practitioners. During the course, you will learn about what these expectations might be on practitioners and also about common responses and criticisms that may arise from transforming practice through technology. In many instances, professionals’ views about how services and their job will change should be carefully considered so as to ensure that key lessons and learning are not missed – professionals are able to help identify possible challenges and problems that might arise from technological change. At the end of this course, you will also be introduced to a way of planning and evaluating change that empowers professionals to use their knowledge and expertise in designing service improvements and innovation.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course K102 Introducing health and social care [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .