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Innovation in health and social care: social and historical

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This free course, Innovation in health and social care: social and historical, focuses on digital technologies and innovations in health and social care and explores the types of innovations that are available and the impact this has on the individuals using them. You will also gain an insight into the potential advantages and disadvantages of these innovations.  

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course K102 Introducing health and social care.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify the types of innovations available in health and social care
  • explain the impact that innovation has on the lives of users of health and social care
  • recognise the advantages and disadvantages of using digital technologies in health and social care.

First Published: 16/03/2021

Updated: 16/03/2021

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