Netherlands, Utrecht

21st Century Skills for Healthcare Professionals

when 2 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 575

Nursing-, physiotherapy- and other health-care related students will learn to work in multi-disciplinary teams. Students will acquire new skills (21st century skills) and will get familiar with the state-of-the-art in health-care technology. These will be taught in relation to global 21st century health-care problems like lifestyle-related illnesses (diabetics, metabolic syndrome) and concepts of pain in biological, mental, social, (inter)cultural context. In this multi-disciplinary working environment and intercultural context we challenge students to experience elements of their own lifestyle and to combine this with their role as health-care professional. The course is very interactive and includes visits to health care institutes and technology labs.

Nurses, physiotherapists and all kind of health-care workers must deal with the challenges of a continuously changing world. From international point of view we notice global similarities and differences. Students in this course will learn to work with universal topics like 21st century skills, (using the state-of-the-art technologies), leadership, intercultural competences, and to connect these to health topics like lifestyle, metabolic syndrome (obesity, diabetics) and concepts of pain.

In this inter-disciplinary working environment and intercultural context we challenge the students to experience elements of their own lifestyle and to combine this with their role as health care professional. The course is very interactive and includes visits to healthcare institutes and technology labs.

Course leader

Drs. Edwin Hagenbeek RN

Target group

Nurses , physiotherapists and other health care related students.

Course aim

Two week of lectures, workshops and visits (70 hours in total), self-study and prior to the course need to complete students get an assignment. At the end of the course there will be a final assignment.

Fee info

EUR 575: Course + course materials
EUR 350: Housing

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