IISc offers a 6-month online course in digital health and imaging for young professionals

ByMike V. Cooper

Dec 5, 2021

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) offers a six-month advanced certification program in digital health and imaging. Professionals working in the fields of health and technology in the field of e-health, telemedicine, personalized health care, biotechnology, medical devices, wearable devices, digital therapy and similar fields.

Students must have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in science, engineering, medicine, pharmacy, and management. They must also have one year of professional experience. The online course offered in association with TalentSprint will help strengthen the candidate’s foundations in mathematics and programming through the bridge module from the company edtech, says the institute.

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Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the course on the official website at iisc.talentsprint.com. Classes will take place only on Saturday and Sunday. The course fees are Rs 1,70,000 for Indian applicants and $ 2,500 for international applicants. The candidates will be selected by the IISc on the basis of their training, their professional experience and the motivation of the participants.

“The program will be offered by the Continuing Education Center (CCE) of the IIAS. The CCE delivers courses designed appropriately to meet the requirements of target groups: research and development (R&D) laboratories and industries, researchers / engineers, to enable them to become competent managers of technology-intensive and technology-intensive organizations. the data, “says the official notice.

The Digital Health and Imaging course module includes a bridge module (essential math and programming), an introduction to digital health, wearable devices and physiological signal processing, the basics of machine learning for the real world, in-depth learning in digital health and imaging / vision.

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After the program, applicants can search for jobs in various industries such as Health Data Analyst, Research Scientist, Health AI, Senior Medical Imaging Software Engineer, Research Scientist – Health Image Analysis, Digital Health Consultant and digital health developer, etc.

“Digitization is impacting the medical industry like never before. AI and machine learning are taking this field to a new level. Healthcare professionals and caregivers are encouraged to use datasets to extract clinically relevant information for patient diagnosis, drug development, precision treatment, etc. As a result, data science has created deep uses in healthcare that early adopters can capitalize on in the future, ”the opinion says.

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