Digitalization is shaping our world, constantly creating new alternatives and challenging our present approaches and ways of working. This transformation is impacting people of all ages and is providing new solutions to everyday challenges leading to increased well-being of individuals empowerment. Many emerging technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), is making it possible to create increasingly smarter and automated solutions for social care and health systems.

The Digitalization is shaping our world, constantly creating new alternatives and challenging our present approaches and ways of working. This transformation is impacting people of all ages and is providing new solutions to everyday challenges leading to increased well-being of individuals empowerment programme gives you the competence and knowhow on digital rehabilitation in practice and theory. You will gain the expertise and skills to act as a professional specialised in digitalization within multidisciplinary rehabilitation. Simultaneously, in this programme you will be building competences with presently available digital technologies while gaining additional skills in using and designing emerging technologies. 

Totally new programme!

In this totally new programme you will be building competences with presently available digital technologies while gaining additional skills in using and designing emerging technologies. Other aspects covered include counselling and interaction, empowerment and enhancing equality, sustainable development and global perspectives in rehabilitation, and ethical questions relating to digitalization.  This programme is founded on the view of multi-professional rehabilitation practice that is vital for sustainable social and health care services. A user-centered approach is strongly emphasized throughout the curriculum.  

Student requirements

In order to apply for the programme students are required to have at least two years of working experience in the field of social services and health care after the bachelor's degree. The requirements for eligibility are a bachelor's degree: Bachelor of Health Care (in Nursing, Midwifery or Public Health Nursing), Bachelor of Social Services or Bachelor of (Social Services and) Health Care (in Rehabilitation Counselling, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy).

 

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Paasu-Hynynen Sanna

Paasu-Hynynen Sanna

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358405745780
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