Global Health

Duration: 3 weeks

Target group: student of health sciences

Course description: ‘Global health is an area for study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide’ (JP Koplan TC Bond, MHMerson, KS Reddy MH, Rodriguez, NK Sewankambo et al. Towards a common definition of global health. Lancet 2009; 373: 1993-5). Social changes require professionals to possess newer and newer competencies. Current challenges in the fields of nursing and patient care include ageing society, deterioration in the economic circumstances, poverty, changes in attitude towards health, and growing tension between the limits of scientific and financial opportunities. On the other hand, the effects of present-day politics should at all times also be taken into account. Having conceptualized the mentioned problems, we intend to analyse some of the possible solutions with identifying strengths and pitfalls.

After the completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • understand the social role of health care systems on different levels of communities.
  • recognize and understand the economic and political situations, find professional solutions to them, and take certain steps for prevention.
  • overview the fields of global health, recognize and handle contradictions in order to sustain and develop the values.
  • communicate with professional and non-professional partners and with different target groups in different ways for the sake of global health.
  • recognize and manage social equity efforts.
  • collect, evaluate and make comparative conclusions of epidemiological data for the sake of global health.
  • formulate comparative judgement on international level.
  • recognize and adequately use resources.
  • work according to professional evidences.

 

Emergency Nursing

Duration: 3 weeks

Target group: Students of health sciences

Course description: The keynotes give an overview of the current topics (e.g. Cardiovascular, Emergency Situations, Metabolic Catastrophe, Pain Management, etc). The professional program includes sociocultural aspects and issues in Hungary and Europe, and in the globalised world. After the presentations, discussions are initiated with the students. Students form teams and they choose a topic based on the keynotes and start a short study work. During the teamwork students have to use issues and topics from the keynotes, the prescribed literature and Internet-based information. Their findings are presented and discussed team by team at the end of the course.

After the completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • identify patients’ problems associated with emergency situations.
  • know new trends and interventions.
  • understand examination, treatment, and diagnostic methods.
  • give sufficient professional responses to the challenges of emergency nursing.
  • perform critical thinking on specialized services of emergency nursing.
  • identify the roles and functions of leadership and management in emergency nursing.

 

Nursing Leadership

Duration: 3 weeks

Pre-requisites: senior BSc or MSc student status or health care qualification

Course description: The keynotes give an overview of the current topics (e.g. Nursing Management and Leadership, Human Resources, Education, Public and Community Health, Social Engagement of Nursing, etc). The professional study includes sociocultural aspects and issues in Hungary and Europe, and in the globalised world. After the presentations, discussions are initiated with the students. Students form teams and they choose a topic based on the keynotes and start a short study work. During the teamwork students have to use issues and topics from the keynotes, the prescribed literature and Internet-based information. Their findings are presented and discussed team by team at the end of the course.

After the completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • identify the roles and functions of leadership in nursing.
  • identify the roles and functions of nursing management.
  • give adequate professional answers fore challenges of nursing leadership.
  • form critical thinking on professional life of nursing leadership.

 

General Information

  • For students and professionals of Health Sciences.
  • In English.
  • Include theoretical studies, clinical practise, simulation lab training and cultural programmes.
  • Lecturers and practice leaders are acknowledged professionals.
  • Formed according to the participants’ expectations.
  • Developed in harmony with the requirements of the directives of the European Union.
  • Successful completion of the closing test results in a certificate issued by Semmelweis University Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Available for a tuition fee.
  • Based on the agreement between Semmelweis University Faculty of Health Sciences and the participant / sending institution.
  • Generally organized in August but for groups the date can be a subject of discussion.

Please contact international@se-etk.hu for more information on the requirements of participation.