Culture in Healing – Healing in Culture
The quality of the relation connecting the health worker to the patient is an important element of the healing process. The cultural distance separating the two often creates an invisible bias producing unnecessary tensions, compromising successful patient- professional cooperation. Minorities and migrants are often cited as obvious examples of cultural otherness; it is less readily recognised that patients coming simply from different social contexts than that of the majority population might also pose problems to the medical system.
Aim of the seminar:
to introduce and discuss a method based on the work of French social psychologist Margalit Cohen- Emerique to increase self-consciousness and self-reflection of health professionals being able to cope with intercultural issues. A conceptional framework and important keys will be given to understand better cultural patterns different from theirs, in order to render their work more efficient and less contentious.
Flyer Culture in Healing 2019
COHEHRE Conference 2019
Integrated care: New trends in higher education and research
1.Empowerment of service users and providers
Empowering staff and students
Interdisciplinary cooperation and collaboration in education
Service user care pathways
Actual and virtual communities of practice
Creating healthy working environments
2.Ethical and legal challenges
Sharing service user records
Service user autonomy and choice
3.Ehealth, learning and upcoming technologies
Flow of information and coordination of care from acute to community settings to promote person centred care
COHEHRE Staff Theme & Subthemes 2019
Abstract Submission 2019
INTERNATIONALISATION OF THE CURRICULUM
HANDS-ON INTERNATIONALISATION @ HOME
This hands-on training course will start with an introduction on the backgrounds and key principles of internationalization of the home curriculum. After that, participants will work on internationalising their own teaching. An important step in the process is the internationalization of current student learning outcomes.
Internationalizing curricula implies giving students the opportunity to experience perspectives from other countries and contexts. This will enable them to become aware that local practices are not uni-versal. An interdisciplinary approach can also provide those other perspectives. Therefore, this train-ing course will incorporate both international and interdisciplinary components to the participants’ teaching. Exchanging and comparing with the work of the other participants will be an important ele-ment of this training course.