Netherlands, Nijmegen

Health Disparities and Person Centered Integrated Primary Care

when 6 August 2018 - 17 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 685

We will introduce you to the world of the vulnerable people in society. We will illustrate the importance of person centered integrated Primary Care by patient cases from vulnerable groups like migrants, mentally challenged, complex elderly, and psychiatric patients. Presented and explained in the context of Dutch Healthcare and Culture. You will be challenged to reflect on your own (medical) culture and healthcare system.

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc) has a long history of research, teaching, and post graduate training of primary care specialists. It also has a unique network of allied practices and institutions in Primary Healthcare.

Course leader

Guus Busser
Jr. Principal Lecturer
Primary Care
Radboud University

Target group

Advanced Bachelor and Master. The course is designed for students with a special interest in Health Disparities and in Primary Care and healthcare in an international context.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:

1. Recognize Health disparities and form your opinion about the role of primary care in dealing with them.
2. Describe basic principles of person centered integrated primary care medicine in different context
3. Describe current developments in several primary care specialties, in organization as well as in theoretical concepts
4. Describe the influences of culture and low health literacy on healthcare systems and workers.

Fee info

EUR 685: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.

Scholarships

We offer several reduced fees:
€ 617 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2018 (10%)
€ 582 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 514 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)