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Learners taking this Course are
  • Pharmacists
  • Medical Doctors
  • Consultants

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 27 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks, 5-6 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
22 minutes to complete

Introduction to the course "Health and healthcare in transition: dilemmas of governance"

2 videos (Total 7 min), 2 readings
2 readings
About the universities5m
About the course authors10m
4 hours to complete

Dilemma 1. Definitions: Governance vs Management vs Leadership in Health

7 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
1.2. Governance6m
1.3. Different Views on Governance14m
1.4. Managers vs Leaders in Healthcare5m
1.5. Governance in the Netherlands: Internal Governance5m
1.6. Governance in the Netherlands: External Governance9m
1.7. Review1m
2 readings
Smart Governance1h
Case Study on Leadership1h
5 practice exercises
Governance10m
Smart governance5m
Management and leadership10m
Case on leadership5m
Assessment30m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Dilemma 2. Health as a Political vs Apolitical Concept

6 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
2.2. How Political are Health Policy and Governance?8m
2.3. Why Has Health Been Regarded as Apolitical?5m
2.4. Ethical Perspectives and Decision-Making in Health Governance6m
2.5. Case of Ukraine: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back11m
2.6. Review2m
2 readings
Towards a Politics of Health1h
Competing Views on Health1h
5 practice exercises
Rights-based approach to health policy and governance5m
Politics of health
Approaches to health governance10m
Political determinants of health governance5m
Assessment30m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Dilemma 3. Public Participation vs Top-Down Steering

7 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
3.2. Drug reimbursement controversies: a case of Lithuania.Winter school 2018 Public health in Ukraine; Edvinas Askolis8m
3.3. Why Engagement?8m
3.4. Different Forms of Knowledge2m
3.5. What Engagement?6m
3.6. Paradoxes of Participatory Experiments6m
3.7. Review1m
3 readings
Different forms of knowing: conflict over herbicide between farmers and regulatory authorities in the UK30m
“We do not always need patient and public participation: example of risk governance”1h
Read and compare 2 cases1h
6 practice exercises
Patient and public engagement5m
Lay knowledge5m
Ecologies of participation5m
Risks of participatory events5m
Public participation and risk situations5m
Assessment30m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Dilemma 4: Focus on Whole-of-Society vs Focus on Health Services Provision

5 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
5 videos
4.2. Modern Challenges for Health Care6m
4.3. Whole-of-society and whole-of-government approach7m
4.4. Pursuing Better Health Care7m
4.5. Review1m
2 readings
Case of Viet Nam10m
Conditions for Effective Intersectoral Governance30m
5 practice exercises
Poor performance of health systems5m
Whole-of-society approach5m
Towards effective and efficient healthcare systems5m
Effective intersectorial governance10m
Assessment30m

Instructors

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Olga Zvonareva

Assistant Professor Health, Ethics and Society
Maastricht University
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Tetiana Stepurko

Assistant Professor
the School of Public Health, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

About National Research Tomsk State University

National Research Tomsk State University is the largest classical university in the Asian part of Russia. For over 135 years TSU has been training the scientific and managerial elite, based on the integration of academic process and fundamental scientific research. It is a renowned center of education, science, innovations and attraction for creative talents, a generator of advanced ideas, and a paragon of adherence to the best traditions of Russian higher education. There are 23 departments and learning institutes, 1 University branch, Institute of Distance Education, Institute of Innovations in Education operating at TSU, and more than 17,000 students studying at the University, with 135 subject areas and specialties to choose from. TSU offers 136 Master’s programmes in 55 areas of academic studies and counting. The number of international students is constantly increasing, now with more than 1300 TSU students coming from countries such as the USA, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Italy, Poland, Mongolia, China, Vietnam, Korea, Columbia, Turkey and others....

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