Denmark, Aarhus

International Health: Welfare Technology and Dementia

when 5 August 2019 - 15 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 485

The theme of the international Health Summer School 2018 is how our health care technology system can assist the growing group of people suffering from dementia.

Throughout the course there is an interprofessional approach to the theme. You will deal with questions like:

How to implement person-centered care in your professional work?
What kind of psychosocial interventions is used in dementiacare?
How can health and welfare technology help people with dementia maintain autonomy in their lives?
What are the benefits and disadvantages for the individual citizen?
When is health technology ethically acceptable?
The final programme and topics for each day will be send to participants before the course starts.



Teaching style
The programme includes both theoretical presentations on campus and visits to elder care centres and hospitals.

Your learning process will be supported by teambuilding, reflection groups, and presentations in workshops.

Participation will give you access to professional input, new networks and an appreciation of the varying perspectives that result from cultural differences.

Social programme
In afternoon and evenings, VIA Summer School will arrange a variety of social and cultural events to expand your knowledge of Denmark and the other participants at the VIA Summer School courses. You can decide for yourself the extent to wish you want to participate in these activities.

Maximum enrolment: Maximum 50 participants. If there are more eligible applicants than available places, they will be distributed on a first-come, first served basis

Target group

You must be a student in a health-related programme that is at bachelor’s level or above.

Course aim

You will work on how our health care technology system can assist the growing group of people suffering from dementia.

Fee info

EUR 485: Fee for EU-citizens

Course fee includes

Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

This course is offered under the act of Danish Open University.
EUR 805: Fee for non EU-citizens

Course fee includes

Classes and tuition
Social programme including welcome and farewell events (we organise 2-3 events pr. week)
Goodie bag with a map of Aarhus, a water bottle and a pen
Personalised graduation certificate

Accommodation, meals (food and drink), insurance, visa and travelling expenses to and from Denmark are not included in the fee.

This course is offered under the act of Danish Open University.

Scholarships

No scholarships available