Sexual Health Promotion Expertise, 5 cr - YSTZV100
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Learning outcomes of the course
- understands the diversity of the human sexuality in regard to sexual orientation, age and preferences;
- understands the scope of sexuality in society including myths, norms, laws, cultural aspects and social policies and institutions;
- uses the basic terminology of sexology appropriately;
- is familiar with sexual rights and ethics and is able to promote them in work-life;
- knows the basic goals and tools of sexual health promotion and is able to implement them in work-life;
- knows how to address the basic sexual health problems and how to refer patients to the specialists
- Sexual health promotion in individual and community levels
- Orientation to sexual health including sexual diversity, terminology and sexual rights
- Basics of human sexuality through the lifespan
- Society and sexuality including myths, taboos, influences of culture and media, values, beliefs, relationships, legislation and social institutions
- Skills in sexual health including the PLISSIT model, ethics, sexual reactions, sexual problems and sex aids.
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.
This course is graded as Pass/Fail, marked as S (Pass) or 0 (Fail).
Pass (S): Minimum requirements are:
The student understands that sexuality is a diverse and complex phenomenon (scientifically, socially, culturally and individually) and that every patient/client is an individual who needs individually applied interaction and treatment. The student understands the basic terminology of sexology and the ethical basis of sexual health promotion including sexual rights.
The student can use academic literature about sexual health and sexual health promotion and is able to express professional opinions about the topics in writing.
The student knows basic methods of sexual health promotion and is able to implement them in practice.
More exact information about the learning assessment criteria used shall be provided in Optima online environment of the course.
If the student does not meet the minimum criteria set for the course, the grade is 0 (Fail).