Working for Inclusion

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Working for Inclusion

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    Society needs to broaden its bounderies and embrace the ideas of diversity allowing access and equality for all. On the other hand people in marginalised groups need to take responsibility to work towards getting their needs met by forming relevant advocacy and pressure groups. This module will enable students make connections with concepts and strategies that will advance their nursing skills in caring for people from marginalised groups. Students taking part will consider how health care professionals can respond to faciliate inclusion within their branch of nursing. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Debate theoretical perspectives and policies on inclusion.
    2. Examine inclusion research.
    3. Identify barriers and enablers to inclusion in the student s defined area of practice.
    4. Evaluate their own attitudes and beliefs about people from marginalised groups.
    5. Evaluate strategies that work towards inclusion in the health and social sectors within Europe.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.