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Short about study course

Department: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Inese Stars
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Public Health
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine; Public Health

Objective

The course aims to prepare students of public health with the necessary skills and knowledge to take part in the development, implementation and evaluation of health education programs.
Goal of the course - mastering health pedagogy for the implementation of health education in various target groups.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge in health promotion, public health, and pedagogy.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students will know how to:
- describe theoretical models of health education and health literacy;
- explain the main pedagogical principles and conceptual views in health education;
- have an overall idea about various types of health education programs;
- describe pedagogical methods used in health education.

Skills

Students will be able to:
- apply problem-based approach in health education;
- select appropriate pedagogical methods and organizational forms in health education programs;
- identify criteria for evaluation of health education programs.

Competence

Students will have the capacity to:
- identify the needs of different target groups for health education;
- develop appropriate health education programs;
- evaluate results of health education programs.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2016, Spring semester
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Public Health2Master’sLimited choiceInese Stars, Līva Goba
Planning period:Year 2017, Spring semester
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Public Health2Master’sLimited choiceLīva Goba, Inese Stars
Planning period:Year 2018, Spring semester
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Public Health2Master’sLimited choiceInese Stars, Līva Goba
Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
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Public Health1Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2019, Spring semester
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Public Health3Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
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Public Health1Master’sLimited choice
Public Health2Master’sLimited choice
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
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Public Health1Master’sLimited choice
Public Health2Master’sLimited choice