Prevention and Care of Non-communicable Diseases, 5 cr - YSAA0500
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Learning outcomes of the course
The student can, in the development of the treatment of national diseases, utilise information regarding the health of the populace as well as the causes, backgrounds and trends of differences in well-being and health The student can apply evidence-based information and appropriate methods to identify and assess lifestyles and risk factors affecting the onset of national diseases, and to prevent these diseases and implement early intervention procedures. The student can focus health promotion activities, in the context of preventing national diseases, in a manner that generates health benefits for individuals, communities and the entire population.
- The health and well-being of the population, and any factors and future challenges related to them.
- The changing trends of national health as challenges to the development of health and social services as well as care work.
- National strategies, action plans and recommendations in the development of national health and the prevention of national diseases
- Life styles that degrade national health, and risk factors and the methods for screening and identifying them.
- Health-related functional capacity and health coaching
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
The general criteria of the competences that the Master's Degrees awarded by Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences provide can be found on JAMK's web pages (http://opinto-oppaat.jamk.fi/en/Study-Guide-Masters-Degrees/). The learning outcomes of individual courses are assessed in relation to the objectives of the course concerned. Assessment is based on knowledge, skills and competence in accordance with the National and European Qualifications Framework (NQF/EQF), level 7.
Adequate 1 – Satisfactory 2
In the context of the learning tasks, the student utilises information on the health of the population and health risk factors, as well as related challenges, and applies essential national action plans and appropriate methods, along with presenting development ideas. The student can locate relevant information and apply it on a descriptive level to workshop activities and the subject matter of the learning tasks.
In the context of the learning tasks, the student utilises a diverse range of information regarding the health of the population and health risk factors, and can provide explanations as to their meanings and trends as well as the related challenges. The student applies national action plans and appropriate methods, along with presenting development ideas. The student can retrieve relevant international and national information, assess it and apply it to the workshop activities and the subject matter of the learning tasks.
Very Good 4 – Excellent 5
In the content of the learning tasks, the student applies a diverse range of information regarding the health of the population and health risk factors. The student considers the meaning and trends of the information, as well as the related challenges, in an analytical and critical manner. The student applies international and national action plans and appropriate methods, along with viewing the development methods from a variety of angles. The student is capable of finding a wide range of multidisciplinary international and national information that is based on evidence, and applying this information to workshop activities and the subject matter of the learning tasks in a critical and development-oriented manner.