Netherlands, Utrecht (Driebergen, De Baak Campus)

Healthy Aging

when 7 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 890

The increase of longevity of the population is one of the major achievements of the twentieth century. This rapid demographic transition poses huge challenges to many countries on diverse areas. This course will inform you – from different prospective – about the factors that keep older people healthy and participating in the society. The focus is a better understanding of the aging process, the prevention of functional decline and preservation of autonomy. The program consists of: Lectures, workshops, excursions and presentations.

Course leader

Jeroen Dikken, MSc

Target group

Nursing -, physiotherapy - and other health care students who want to work in hospitals, home care, and nursing homes.

Course aim

The increase of longevity of the population is one of the major achievements of the twentieth century. This rapid demographic transition poses huge challenges to many countries on diverse areas. This summer course will inform you – from different prospective – about the factors that keep older people healthy and participating in the society. The focus is a better understanding of the aging process, the prevention of functional decline and preservation of autonomy.
The program consists of: Lectures, workshops, excursions and presentations.

Credits info

5 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 890: • € 890 - Course + course materials + housing
• € 790 - Course + course materials + housing (for students from partner universities)
• € 555 - Course + course materials

Scholarships

Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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