CES University has its first unique Qualified Registry. It is the certificate that a program receives which, under the same resolution, may offer its curricular content in face-to-face or virtual mode, guaranteeing the same academic quality in both.
The unique qualified Registry was authorized by the Ministry of National Education for the Master's Degree in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Health of the Faculty of Medicine of the institution, through Resolution 11436 of July 2, 2020, for a period 7 years.
“The previous Qualified Registry was only granted to offer the program 100% face-to-face. With the single qualified Registry, we will be able to open 100% face-to-face cohorts or 100% virtual cohorts. For example, for the second semester of 2020 we will start in the face-to-face mode and in January 2021 we will start with a new 100% virtual cohort, allowing people from the rest of the country and Latin America to take this successful program, ” said Mauricio Alzate Montoya, coordinator of the Master's Degree in ICT in Health.
The graduate program promotes the use and application of medical information technologies and eHealth in the health sector. In addition to this, the curricular content permeates the training and emphasis on innovation in health through its strategic axes: digital medicine, telehealth, data science and clinical simulation.
Innovation initiatives in health such as: Tele-Electrocardiography to take electrocardiograms, and that these are read by cardiologists for diagnosis and behavior to follow;Vicent,a solution in tele-rehabilitation for people with neurological sequelae;Simulaf,a pharmacological simulator to prevent drug interactions or platforms to improve education, adherence and satisfaction in hepatobiliary surgery patients, among many other projects that have emerged from the Master's Degree.
Students, graduates, and teachers stated that postgraduate studies allow new opportunities in the health sector and apply information technologies for disruption; provides responses to closing gaps in real access to services and guarantees the sustainability of the system. In addition to generating a new vision of the future for health and promoting the culture of innovation and promoting the training of leaders in charge of the digital transformation that is needed.