Available courses for health workers in peace issues

Peace, Health and Medical Work

Course level / degree:
Graduate (more than three years of higher education or Master-Level)
Related fields of medical peace work:
Weapon control, disarmament and demilitarizationHuman rights and International humanitarian lawCivil protection and human securityHealth diplomacy, communication and conflict resolutionPrevention of self-induced, domestic and community violenceSustainable development and poverty reductionSocial justice and equal access to medicines and health servicesTrauma healing and reconciliation
Target groups:
Medical StudentsNursing studentsOther health profession students
Country:
Norway
Institution:
University of Tromsø
Main Topics:
Peace and conflict theory, Access to health service and livesaving drugs, Disarmament and weapon control, Root causes of conflicts, Bridge building, Intercultural dialogue, Non-violent communication, Advocacy work, Do-no-harm, Impact assessment, Human rig
Aim:
Awareness about the role and professional responsibility of health workers in violence prevention and peace building
Requirements:
Semester enrollment at the University of Tromsø. More than three years of higher education. Advanced knowledge in English.
Open to external students or non members:
Yes
Elective or obligatory:
Elective
Fee:
ca. 50 Euros for semester enrollment
Duration:
1 week intensive teaching + 5,5 weeks student work
Contact hours:
40
Credits:
10 credits (ECTS)
Teaching Methodologies:
Experience based lectures, group discussions, seminar, small group work, experiental learning, film and case study
Contact Details:
Scientific leaders: Prof. Tordis Sørensen Høifødt, e-mail: tordis.hoifodt@uit.no, and Prof. Knut Holtedahl, phone +47 - 77 64 48 87, e-mail: knut.holtedahl@uit.no
Language:
English
Other comments:
New version of this elective module is offered at autumn semester 2013.
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