國際衛生與健康倡儀
Teacher: 郭慈安
2022/11/30~2023/11/30
Registration deadline:2023/11/23
6Hours/10Weeks (Current Running)

Abstract

As people become more mobile, international health and health advocacy become more critical and need more coordination to safe guard people’s health across the globe. This class is an all-English class, designing to increase the practice of using English in health settings and think in Western context. This course is designed at an entry level to understand global health issues and health advocacy across different topics and around the world. The functions and multiple roles of the World Health Organization will be introduced and studied. Students are expected to have a basic idea of international health and to develop an interest for health advocacy to improve people’s general well-being and quality of life.
隨著人們的流動性增加,國際衛生和衛生宣傳變得更加重要,並且也需要更多的配合協作來保護全球各地人民的健康。這是一門全英語授課課程,旨在增加在健康醫療環境中使用英語的實踐,並在西方背景下思考。這門課程的設計是為了讓學生在入門階段瞭解全球不同主題的健康問題以及世界各地的健康倡導。課程會介紹世界衛生組織(WHO)相關議題,學生將會對於國際健康有基本的概念以及培養對健康倡議的興趣與如何改善人民福址以及生活品質。

Course Objective

Learning Objectives:

1. To learn global health issues.

2. To learn international health structure and governing body

3. To be familiar with health advocacy and humanitarian aid.

4. To seek solutions to solve common global health issues.

This course will be conducted in English and the class assignments will be required to write in English.

 Instructor

郭慈安 老師

教師簡介:

學經歷:

加州大學洛杉磯分校 社會福利博士

加州大學洛杉磯分校 社會福利碩士

南加州大學         老年學碩士

南加州大學         醫務管理碩士

現職:

中山醫學大學            醫學系    副教授

中山醫學大學            醫學人文學科        主任

中山醫學大學附設醫院 臺中市失智共同照護中心  執行長

研究專長:

1.老人福利與長期照顧政策

2.失智症活動與照顧模式發展

3.家庭照顧與輔導

4.老人活動設計與評估


Tsuann, Kuo

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

Ph. D. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Social Welfare, School of Public Affairs.

Master of Science in Gerontology

University of Southern California (USC), Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

Master of Health Services Administration

University of Southern California (USC), School of Public Administration.

Master of Social Welfare

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Social Welfare.

ACADEMIC TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Associate Professor & Medical Humanity Chair                         

School of Medicine Chung Shan Medical University,
Taichung, Taiwan

Chief Executive Officer

Centre for integrated Dementia Care at Taichung City

RESEARCH AREA

1.Long-term care policy and management

2.Integrated care models for dementia

3.Program development and evaluation for older adults

4.Evidence-based program testing

Course Schedule

Unit 1:Introduction of Global Health (1)

Unit 2:Introduction of Global Health (2)

Unit 3:WHO(1)

Unit 4:WHO(2)

Unit 5:Health inequality and international comparisons(1)

Unit 6:Health inequality and international comparisons(2)

Unit 7:Taiwan’s health system and health insurance(1)

Unit 8:Taiwan’s health system and health insurance(2)

Unit 9:Nature disasters and emergencies

Unit 10:Humanitarian aid and international organizations

Course Contents

This is an all-English class intended to foster students’ international perspectives and interactive learning. By taking the class, students are expected to develop global views and skills such as critical thinking.

以全英語方式進行,提升學生的國際觀點與互動式的學習,讓學生建立全球視野以及批判能力。

Grading Policy

平時作業:佔總成績 50 %

期末考:佔總成績 50 %

Passing Criteria


Course Passing Grade:60 Full Score 100 point

Prerequisites

本課程適合具有醫護背景的學習者修習。

Certificate

本課程證書費用:500元

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