Ageing in the multicultural society
A two week interprofessional course at University College Northern Denmark
The overall theme is Ageing in the multicultural society. The number of older people worldwide is increasing placing new demands on skills of future health professionals and the necessity to work across professions, sectors and borders.
Health professionals are likely to work with older people that are originally from other cultures. Therefore it is important that the competences of the health professionals meet the challenges of providing interventions and services in the growing multicultural society.
- The health professional as collaborator, communicator and professional
- The cultural meeting and intercultural communication
- The ethical dimension
- Integrated health care from hospital to home for
- Perspectives on different ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds
- Interventions in rehabilitation and healthpromotion
- Healthy aging
- Network collaboration
Casebased learning, lectures, field work and participatory learning activities.
Maintaining relationships / Effective communication / Enhancing Autonomy / Enhancing Independence Enhancing Wellbeing and quality of life / Integral cooperation and integrated services / Professional ethics Professional commitment and personal awareness / Awareness of diversity and cultural differences
Spring 2019: Week 14/15 from April 01 till April 12.
deadlines for application
For spring 2019: 01 of October 2018
International and Danish health care students.
UCN, Selma Lagerløfsvej 2, 9220 Aalborg.
Costs and accommodation
The course is free of tuition for partner institutions.
The student will find accommodation in Local hostels or B&B.