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Free MOOC Course on health literacy of older people

Free MOOC Course on health literacy of older people

Skills4Health Literacy project is launching a free MOOC Course for the health and social care professionals working with older people.

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Skills4Health Literacy project, coordinated by Karolinska Institutet and co-funded by the Erasmus+ project, is launching a free MOOC Course for the health and social care professionals working with older people. The focus is on skills for health literacy. 

What is this course about:

This is a course for you who meet older people
with cognitive disabilities and want to get more understanding of and skills in good communication with older adults and their significant others regarding health and health information. 

The course is provided digitally in a xMOOC-format (extended Massive Open Online Course). You will take part in lectures, films, articles, and quizzes and get the opportunity to reflect on examples  and challenges around talking with older adults about health. 

The course is based on evidence-based methods within healthcare and the teachers in the course have vast experience of working with older adults and/or health communication and health literacy. 

Information about the course 

 

  • All welcome to participate 
  • Last for 5 weeks (corresponding to 2 ECTS) 
  • About 10-15 hours of studies/week 
  • Self-study at your own pace 
  • Certificate after completed course 

 

Contact & Questions 

josefin.wangdahl@ki.se
https://ki.se/en/nvs/skills4-health-literacy

Download the Course Leaflet here.

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