Class Description

Spring 2021

I 320 Topics in Informatics : Designing for Healthcare

Unique ID: 28095 Sandra Sweat
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Syllabus



Healthcare changes everyday. From the people who practice medicine, to the technology behind personal health and professional practice. The goal of this course is to help develop practical design and research skills while learning about the many facets of healthcare.

Students will get a high level overview of healthcare systems in relation to technology across history, mindsets, the world, ethics, and wellness. By the end of the course, students will have a holistic understanding of healthcare as a system, healthcare as impacting people, and healthcare as information.


Synchronous online class meetings with additional asynchronous online coursework to be arranged.
Co-taught with Chase Airmet.