AV00AI18 Sexual Diversity in the Social and Health Care
Student understands the basic concepts of sexuality and sexual health. They are also able to give guidance about sexual health with culturally sensitive and professional way.
Study type: Online studies
Duration: 3 cr
Application period opens: 14.08.2023
Application period closes: 08.09.2023
Studies end: 06.12.2023
Teaching language: English
1. Sexual and Reproductive Health
2. Sexual Development
3. Gender and Sexual Diversity
4. Sexuality and Aging
5. Culturally Sensitive Sexuality
6. Sexual Violence
after the course, student is
- able to define the basic concepts of sexuality and sexual health
- able to compare sexuality as a resource in different stages of the lifespan
- can describe different methods of promoting sexual health
- can evaluate the importance of patient education of sexuality and sexual health in social and health care
- able to evaluate what effects of diseases and their symptoms are causing to the patients` sexual health.
- able to give guidance about sexual health with culturally sensitive – and professional manner.
Course implementation is 100% online.
At the beginning of this course, students will make a short presentation videoclip with Flipfrid program for their own small study group members to see. Web camera and headset is needed. Student needs to make own account to the Kahoot online program during the course.
Individual study methods at Itslearning environment:
- Theme Discussions in small groups
- Padlet working
- Making Mind map
- Making Kahoot questionnaire
- Writing Essay
1-2 years of professional studies of Social and Health care.
Course is evaluated with grading scale Passed (S) / Failed (0).
Assignments are evaluated by the tutor teacher. Peer evaluation is used in two assignments. There is no exam in this course.
3 credits course requires approximately 81 hours of work.
Digital learning environment in Centria (and for this course) is itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access. Also web camera and headset is needed.
Learning material and additional links is placed in Itslearning learning environment.
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.Audre Lorde
Enrollment for Averko online studies is three (3) times a year, timetables for study rounds are available here. Enrollment is done on a electronic enrollment form.
Enrollment for the study round opens on 14th August, 2023.
Online studies are conducted in Centria’s Itslearning study environment and courses have a limited participant intake. Participation in studies can be cancelled free of charge within 3 weeks of the starting day.
Students are immediately notified in case of courses being cancelled as soon as the official enrollment time ends. If the course starts as stated, students are contacted closer to the starting date (approx. a week before studies begin).
At the moment, the study fee for open UAS studies is 10€ / ECTS credit. The studies are invoiced after the three-week cancellation period, calculated from the start of the studies. Dropping out or not completing studies does not entitle you to a refund or cancellation of the invoice.
Open UAS study fees are based on enrollment. You can cancel participation to studies free of charge during the three (3) weeks cancellation time by simply informing it to averko(a)centria.fi.
If you are completing a degree in a Finnish secondary school, Centria UAS studies are free of charge and offered to you as väylä studies. In the enrollment form, enter the organisation / educational institution where you are studying (e.g. väylä / school name) and also mention the name of the teacher or student counsellor (with whom you have discussed on participating in the course) as the contact person.
Students of other UAS’s (Campusonline) can participate in studies free of charge on basis of a co-operation agreement. We ask you to please use school email when enrolling and also state the home school where requested on the enrollment form.
If you are a Centria UAS student, Averko online studies are free of charge. You register through the Peppi system.
Questions about e.g. enrolling, cancellation, course fees: averko(a)centria.fi