Seminar on Primary Health Care

Course Information
TitleΣεμινάριο Πρωτοβάθμιας Φροντίδας Υγείας / Seminar on Primary Health Care
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEmmanouil Smyrnakis
Course ID200000558

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Learning Outcomes
1. The report of postgraduate students to the basic principles and concepts of primary health care. 2. The acquaintance of students with the principles of operation and organization of primary health care services. 3. The training of postgraduate students in research methodology in primary health care 4. Presentation and discussion of developments in services and in orientation of primary healthcare in Greece and internationally.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Lecture "The emergence of primary health care of the people in community" Duration: 2 hours "Assessment of health needs, design Primary Health Care services and its place in the health system " Duration: 2 hours Lecture: "Research in Primary Health Care" "Medical Research Methodology" Duration: 2 hours Workshop: "Intersectoral and interdisciplinary cooperation: The Primary Health Care Team" Duration: 2 hours Round Table: "Community Oriented Primary Care", COPC »
primary health care, General Practice, Research, Public Health, COPC,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
1. Critical analysis of articles in student groups 2. Design of primary care services
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
The World Health Report 2008 - primary Health Care (Now More Than Ever) Questioning the Solution The Politics of Primary Health Care and Child Survival The Barbara Starfield collection
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