Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) is offering a tuition-free, online EdX course:

Design in Healthcare: Using Patient Journey Mapping
Begins: February 8, 2017
Duration: 5 weeks
Register here.

In this course you will learn about the different experiences patients go through in a medical context. The patient journey explores the interaction between the patient and the healthcare providers in all stages of the disease; coping with treatment and dealing with expectations, and interaction with and between different stakeholders.

This course will give designers and specialists in healthcare the knowledge, insights and tools to be able to analyze and improve patient experience. You will learn how to map complex healthcare scenarios, pinpoint opportunities and create hands-on solutions aimed at improving the patient experience.

This course is an introduction to patient journey mapping; developed at the Delft University of Technology and applied in improvement of care pathway. Step-by-step, the course visualizes the different stakeholders, phases and actions involved in patient treatment. You will be challenged to pursue new insights and given unique opportunities to learn, observe and question patients and medical professionals, with the opportunity to attend a live broadcasted, interactive surgery.

No previous knowledge about health care innovation, design or journey mapping is necessary.

What you’ll learn:

The Patient Journey Mapping method
Understand the different stages of a patient’s experience and treatment journey
When and where Patient journey mapping can be applied
How to identify opportunities from a patient’s journey

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Cheers!

j.

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