Health Care Introduction & Health prevention recommendations

Module 1:

M 1 Health Care Introduction & Health prevention recommendations

 

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CONTENT

Aims and  Overarching Objectives of the module

This module represents an introduction to the main principles of the health care in Europe and of the characteristics of health care systems in Europe. It also includes recommendations for health prevention.

Aims:

·         Acquire a background knowledge of the health care systems in Europe;

·         The policy of the European Commission about  the free circulation of health care professionals;

·         Types of health care systems in Europe;

·         Recommendations for preventive health care

Overarching objectives:

 

-       Learning the differences of the health care systems in different countries and the reasons justifying each system;

-       How to achieve the new challenge of a free circulation and mutual recognition of diplomas and therefore offer to all European citizens an adequate health care;

-       The actors in the different health care systems;

-       Different sources of funding in the health care and their impact on the population;

-       Economic and social dimensions of health care;

-       How to harmonise the different health care systems in Europe

 

Summary of the module content and table of content items

This introductory module gives an overview of the different health care systems in Europe.

It is aimed to address the main topics of the health care systems, the differences between countries, the new challenges and the European Commission policy and strategy for the free circulation of health care professionals. The economic, political and social culture in each country has also to be considered. To this aim, all partners should provide their contribution to this module.

Recommendations for preventive health care are also included.

 

TABLE OF CONTENT

Introduction to training course 

1.The EU and its role concerning the Healthcare sector
2.Free personnel movement and mutual recognition of diplomas
3.Health systems in EU and their sources of funding.
4.Harmonisation of the healthcare system.
5.Actors of the healthcare system
6.Social accountability of healthcare professionals.
7.Recommendation on health promotion. 

Training workload

 

 

1.      Theoretical part (hours): 10 hours

2.      Practical part (hours): 0 hours

3.      Assessment (hours): 1 hour

Previous knowledge required

1.      Good communication skills.

2.      Negotiation skills.

3.      Basic ICT skills.

4.      Ability to cooperate with others.

5.      Positive attitudes and ability to express empathy towards people with disabilities.

6.      Basic knowledge in the field of customers services in particular.

7.      Basic knowledge in trading.

8.      Basic information about goods.

Educational resources required

1.      Beamer

2.      Laptops

3.      Books/ guidelines 

Learning pathways

 

 

1.      Face to face: 4 hours

2.      E-learning: 6 hours

3.      Practice:  0 hours

4.      Internship: 1 hour

Learning outcomes upon successful completion of the module

The individual achieves an overall understanding of the different health care systems in Europe, their strengths and weaknesses, as well as the challenges to improve them for a more harmonised and efficient health care.

The concept of preventive health care is at the core of the learning outcomes.

 

Knowledge:

1. Knows characteristics in health services in European Union.

2. Financing the system of health services in Europa.

3. Harmonization of healthcare system.

4. Participants in the different systems in healthcare.

5. Social responsibility.

6. Recommendations for health prevention.

 

Skills:

1. Observes and executes the European and national   regulations.

2. Differentiates healthcare systems in EU.

3. Works successfully with the individuals in the healthcare systems.

Competencies:

1. Socially responsible in work with individuals in the system of healthcare.

2. Responsible for the quality of his work.

3. Observes confidentiality, discretion and treats clients with respect.

ECVET/ECTS points

ECVET points = 5 / ECTS points = 1/3 credit

Assessment (type)

 

No assessment for this module