A Study on the Development of Convergence Education Program for workers in Health and Medical Industry in preparation for the forth industrial revolution

4차 산업혁명 대비 보건의료 산업분야종사자를 위한 융합교육 프로그램에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2017.12.14
  • Accepted : 2018.05.20
  • Published : 2018.05.28


The purpose of this study is to conduct a survey on awareness of the fourth industrial revolution being much debated recently and suggest the educational program for adult learner in order to create a new demand of university according to the social change. Based on earlier researches, the survey was conducted on employees working in the health and medical industry with questionnaire including the relevant educational field, areas of turnover and educational needs from July 1 to July 31, 2017. As a result, the bio-medical device, senior-friendly industry, environment and safety, clinical counselor and food service industry(coffee industry) were identified as necessary education areas. To enhance the validity of research results, in-depth interviews of relevant experts in each field were conducted from August 19 to September 22, 2017, and presented necessary education programs driven by the advent of the fourth industrial revolution and changes in each areas.


4th industrial revolution;Health and Medical Industry;Convergence education;Wishful education;Wishful job leaving


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Supported by : Daegu Health College