Aging as global phenomenon

5 OP

Ala:  Digitaalisuus, Gerontologia, Nursing, Sosiaali-, terveys- ja liikunta-ala, Yamk

Toteutuksen kieli: 
Toteutuksen kuvaus: 

You will be able to
– Characterize the process of aging and old age
– Analyze the situation of the elderly in contemporary society
– Analyze the current perspectives of older people in different cultural contexts
– Characterize successful aging process
– Discuss the theoretical aspects of psychological, social and biological aging
– Discuss the possibilities of individual and group intervention
– Analyze the relevance of gerontechnology in the everyday life of the elderly

This course is one part of the Beyond module Aging in Society: Cross-cultural perspectives. The module 15 ETCS is run by Universidade Feevale (Brasil), VIA University College (Denmark) and HAMK University of Applied Sciences.
Opettaja(t) Feevale University: Dr Geraldine Alvos dos Santes, Dr Patricia Bassani

Työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus: This is an online -course and the studying environment is Moodle-platform (HAMK). Please notice that there will online webinars in the late evening time! Timing: From 10th of March 2020 to 10th of April .2020 Online webinars will be two · 10th of March at 8 pm and · 7 th of April
Passed / Failed • Active participation in team activities and online webinars • Learning assignment in cross-cultural teams according to set objectives and scheduled deadlines
Opettaja(t): Kaisa Seppälä
Email: kaisa.seppala(at)
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Huom: Check out the implementation plan before registering. Please note that enrollment is binding. HAMK's students register in Pakki.

Ilmoittautuminen: 18.11.2019 - 15.12.2019
Ajankohta: 02.03.2020 - 29.05.2020