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Metropolia's Elective Module: Multisectoral networking for promoting health and well-being

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Description

The three courses (3 x 5 ects) provide knowledge, understanding and skills to promote the health and well-being of people and communities as multidisciplinary co-operation. All these programmes developed contribute to several main future competences.

The studies cover, among others, the following questions:
- What is the promotion of health and well-being in society and what kind of approaches and means have been developed in different sectors
- How to apply and bring contemporary media and communication information and methods to health promotion practices
- What is multidisciplinary influence?

Content (Thematic issues):
- How theories and models guide the planning, implementation and evaluation of the promotion of health and well-being?
- Is the media able to influence health behavior?
- What media skills are needed in the promotion of health and well-being practices?
- What are the new ways and means of health communication?
- How to act in multidisciplinary networks?

Optionality

Select according to specific criteria: 0 - 0 cr

Objective

Students:
- get to know health promotion at individual, community and society levels
- recognize national and international strategies and programs of promotion of health and well-being
- get to know contemporary methods of media and health communication and their application in health promotion practice.
- have increased knowledge and skills for promoting health and well-being in a multi-sectoral way in municipalities, organizations, companies or in the third sector

Further information

Contact: Programme Coordinator Maarit Vallinkoski

Courses can be selected individually.

XX00DP94 Basics of Health Promotion 5 cr
XX00DP92 Media and communication in Health Promotion 5 cr
XX00DP93 Multisectoral Networking for Health Promotion 5 cr