Nivå/kategori

Yrkesstudier

Undervisningsspråk

Engelska

Kurstyp

Valfri

Rekommenderat studieår

3

Omfattning

5 sp

Kompetensmål

Through very diverse practical training placements the aim is for the students to combine best practice and multiprofessional teamwork and consultation concerning gerontechnology. The aim is that this can be done both during the practical training and in the student's reports and final practical training seminar.

Läranderesultat

Learning objectives At the end of the practical training the student is expected to: - be acquainted with current gerontechnological solutions - have experience in participating in gerontechnological development - demonstrate skills in supervising clients in finding and using aids or services which promote independent functional ability.

Innehåll

Through diverse practical training placements it is possible for the student to see best practice concerning one specific area for example visual impairment or functional disability. When acquainted with current gerontechnological solutions within this specific area it is possible for the student in the practical training seminar in the end of the course to get an overview of how to create enabling environments for the challenges and opportunities of ageing. It is crucial to learn to see multiprofessional teamwork and consultation as the key to the solutions to be made within gerontechnological best practice. When having this perspective the student can become an expert within current gerontechnological development.

Förkunskaper

Practical training within Geriatrics. Introduction to Gerontechnology

Litteratur

Fozard J. et al.2000. Gerontechnology: Creating enabling environments for the challenges and opportunities of aging. Educational Gerontology, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p 331, 14p. Handouts and lecturenotes from Introduction to Gerontechnology. Further reading will be announced 21.10.2008

Studieaktiviteter

Praktik - 135 timmar

Arbetsbelastning

  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 135 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 135 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar

Undervisningsform

Närundervisning

Examinationsformer

  • Demonstrationer och färdighetsprov
  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio

Examinationskrav

För godkänd prestation krävs att studenten avlägger praktikrapport och utfört alla moment i målsättningen och diskuterar rapporten med handledande lärare för feedback och utvärdering.

Lärare

Sundell Solveig

Examinator

Sundell Solveig

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum

Kursens tidtabell

Period 1-2 or according to an individual contract made by the student and supervisors.

Examinationsformer

  • Datum meddelas senare - Demonstrationer och presentationer
  • Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner

Kurs- och studieplansökning