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 Interdisciplinary Core Modules

Health, Development & Primary Health Care:

Overview & purpose

The purpose of this course is to equip the students with the basic knowledge and skills for understanding the concepts health, development and primary health care and the links between them. A comprehensive analysis of the impact of social inequality and development on health is introduced during the course. The course comprises of five core concepts, i) Interdisciplinary Teams and Group Work, ii) Perspectives of Health, iii) Working in communities, iv) The impact of social inequality, poverty and development; and v) Introduction to Primary Health

Introduction to Philosophy of Care:

Overview & purpose

The main purpose of this module is to introduce the students to some of the conceptual foundations which form the basis for sound ethical practice of health care professionals. 

Interdisciplinary Health Promotion:

Overview & purpose
 

The purpose of this course is to equip the students with the basic knowledge and skills in understanding the concepts of health promotion. These concepts are applied in a particular setting, i.e. a school in the community. Students are expected to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion projects in the school. The health promoting schools framework is used to guide students. Students spend 50% of the course time in the community and the 50% is spent on campus. 

Interprofessional Community-Based Practice:

Overview & purpose

The goal of the programme was to provide students from different professions with a theoretical understanding that would assist them to develop knowledge to work collaboratively. 

 

 

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