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Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 4-6 hours per week....

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to the course “Bridging health care and society”

1 video (Total 4 min), 2 readings
2 readings
About the universities10m
About the authors10m
3 hours to complete

Module 1. Why bridging?

5 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
1 reading
Disjunctions1h
5 practice exercises
Professionalization of medicine8m
Assessment 1. Professionalisation of medicine and quality of care15m
Standardizing healthcare practice6m
The medicalization of life2m
Assessment 2. Standardization and individual approach15m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Module 2. Bridging healthcare professionals and patients

5 videos (Total 20 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
3 readings
About Part 2.2m
Trust in healthcare encounters15m
Adherence in medical encounters1h 30m
6 practice exercises
Construction of medical authority4m
Contemporary challenges to medical profession2m
Lay perspectives and lay expertise in medicine2m
Assessment 1. Medical professionals and patients15m
Trust in healthcare encounters2m
Adherence in medical encounters2m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Module 3. Bridging healthcare services and population groups

5 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
3 readings
Reading Healthcare-seeking behavior1h
Case Disparities in health care1h
Case Cervical cancer screening10m
5 practice exercises
Healthcare-seeking behavior2m
How to understand access to healthcare?4m
Barriers to healthcare4m
Resocializing health care2m
Assessment. Case - Cervical cancer screening30m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Module 4. Bridging public health and public

6 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
4.4. Politics of health promotion 2. The new health promotion in the neoliberal climate3m
4.5. Guest lecture by prof Klasien Horstman “Making health public”9m
4.6. Review1m
2 readings
Good evidence for public health1h
Case - Mixed media project Bianca1h
5 practice exercises
The notion of risk in public health2m
Good evidence for public health2m
Ottawa charter and the new health promotion4m
The new health promotion in the neoliberal climate2m
Assessment. Case - Mixed media project Bianca15m

Instructors

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Olga Zvonareva

Assistant Professor Health, Ethics and Society
Maastricht University
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Olena Ignaschuk

Associate Professor
Department of Social Medicine and Public Health Services of National Pirogov Memorial Medical University

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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