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What about the family?

University of Groningen

Certificate / Diploma Summer course Groningen

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study General programmes
Course summary Set in the beautiful, historical city of Groningen, participants will spend the week enhancing their knowledge and understanding of the theoretical approaches to ethics of families.
Course description How can familial relationships inform people’s approach to living with illness or disability? What are the choices people make around treatment options? What is the influence of broader social and cultural values on their responsibilities?Health care is not only of great importance to individual patients. The impact of medical decisions can also have a devastating effect on a patient’s family and relatives. Care providers have very little opportunity to involve the family in the care given to a patient. Legislation and guidelines relating to healthcare revolve around the individual, despite the fact that patients make many of their decisions in consultation with the family. Questions needing more family-based ethics arise throughout the care sector, from home care and genetics to questions concerning the beginning and ending of life.In this summer school on ethical issues in health care, we will focus especially on questions related to person-centered and shared decision making, screening (from preconception till adult screening) healthy ageing and ‘end of life care’. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, we welcome PhDs and Postdocs working in the field of ethics, as well as those
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 0.00
Duration -
full-time
Language of instruction English
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About the institution

Department Faculty of Medical Sciences
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration -
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
12 Aug 2019 1 Jun 2019 -
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 500€ 500€ 500

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Onderwijsvoorlichting

studiekiezers@rug.nl

Selma Bakker

s.m.bakker@rug.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsvoorlichting

study info

studiekiezers@rug.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 50-3639011
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