Healthcare Degrees at UTS
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The healthcare industry continues to grow along with more and more dependence on medical technology. Machine learning, engineering, digital and mobile technologies are revolutionising the global healthcare landscape. Biomedical Engineering Program Biomedical engineers design, test, modify and evaluate medical equipment used to treat patients. With this rewarding work, biomedical engineers are able to improve people’s quality of life and general health. Knowledge acquired: · Biology · Medical science · Artificial intelligence · Mechanical engineering · Information technology · Physical therapy and machine learning · Electrical and electronic engineering Innovation: · Create bionic organs · Develop artificial devices to replace body parts · Uncover better ways to diagnose diseases early at the molecular level without invasive surgery Potential career opportunities in: · Rehabilitation engineering · Clinical engineering · Bioinstrumentation and biomedical device companies · Biotechnology and biomechanics manufacturing companies · Biomedical research Large biomedical technology companies in Australia and abroad: General Electric Johnston & Johnston Siemens Medtronic Toshiba Cochlear CSL ResMed Genetic Counselling Program With rapid developments in genetics and genomics, a new range of opportunities for genetic counsellors will be emerging in the coming years. This program is developed and delivered by experienced genetic counsellors, supported by expert learning designers and with broad consultation with the genetic counselling profession. This course prepares graduates to work as competent, evidence-based client-centred genetic counsellors. Genetic counselling graduates will have specialist knowledge in: · Human genetics and genomics · Counselling · Health communication Career options include: · Clinical roles in public and private settings · Genetic counselling roles in: o Research o Education o Policy o Laboratory o Biotech companies Nursing Program "We shape the future of healthcare through clinically relevant and research-inspired teaching and learning" The UTS Nursing course prepares students for the exciting and challenging role of a registered nurse. Nursing is taught by high proﬁle award-winning educators and researchers as well as experienced practising clinicians. The UTS School of Nursing and Midwifery is ranked number one in Australia and 11th in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021). The basics: · Blend of online and in-person courses offers students flexibility · Clinical simulation facilities and diverse clinical placement experiences · Students develop high-level clinical and critical thinking skills The course incorporates: · A range of nursing subjects as well as behavioral science · Physical science · Ethics · Professional subjects relevant to contemporary nursing practice Program outcomes: Graduates of the course are capable of delivering a high standard of conﬁdent, safe and therapeutic nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings: · Become skilled in nursing care that is patient-centred, informed and responsible · Clinical leaders · Change agents · Innovative researchers A wide choice of elective subjects allows students to explore diﬀerent nursing specialties, including: · Emergency nursing · Operating theatres · Paediatrics · Community and primary healthcare Aged care · Mental health · Advanced career opportunities include working as : · Clinical nurse consultants · Clinical nurse specialists Nurse educators · Nurse managers · Nurse practitioners Professional Recognition: This course is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).