Addressing Violence Through Patient Care
University of Bergen
  • Start Date: 16 Sep, 2019
  • 3 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Learn about the vital role that health workers play in violence prevention and peace-building in clinical environments.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Understand the methods and importance of medical peace work


On this course you will learn about some of the key concepts and challenges in the field of medical peace work, particularly the importance of violence prevention and peace practice for healthcare professionals.


You will cover aspects of theory, field work and advocacy focusing on working with domestic violence, refugee healthcare and healing torture victims. In each case you will consider the specific challenges of treating these victims of violence and the role you play in helping them.


This course has been created for people with some experience in healthcare. It is particularly relevant to clinical healthcare professionals working in medicine, nursing, and allied health.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of Bergen

The University of Bergen (UiB) offers first-class education and cutting-edge research at our location in the city centre of Bergen, Norway. We have collaborations worldwide, and are ranked among the world’s top 200 universities, according to the QS World University Rankings.

UiB has 14,000 students and 3,500 staff. The university has always had a strong international presence, and 21% of academic staff, 30% of PhD candidates and 11% of students at UiB are from outside of Norway.

The university was officially opened in 1948, and is a young and dynamic university. UiB offers comprehensive research and education. Our six faculties and 30 departments cover all the major academic disciplines.

Bordered by the North Sea to the west and mountains to the east, our proximity to nature is underlined by the university’s strong marine and environmental research.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

You may be able to download course materials after enrolling in this course. If not, all of the necessary course materials provided by the course instructor will be available on the provider's course page.
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