The Summer School in Mobility and Active Ageing aims to train professionals to design, develop, and implement support, or health and functional independence promotion solutions for persons with reduced mobility or at risk of mobility reduction, when carrying out their daily activities.
The curriculum is designed to provide the learners with skills viewing the promotion of Mobility and Active Ageing, considering different conditions related with health, disability, and ageing, through solutions based on policies, services, or products.
The online course is organized in 8 modules (70 hours), divided into theoretical sessions (with tutorial) and practical sessions / challenges (with mentoring).
The course aims to train learners from different professional fields:
- To screen for frailty, falls and mobility limitations in older adults and other adults with clinical conditions and to select the best strategies/interventions to prevent Mobility and Active Ageing.
- To empower learners by preparing them with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to participate in research-related decision making and to contribute with solutions to social challenges.
Applications to the Summer School will run until 25th June.
The application fee of 150€ includes the online course, the certificate and the e-book in Mobility and Active Ageing (course contents).
The Summer School awards a certificate to students who successfully complete online course provided they do not exceed the maximum number of absences.
The complete course will correspond to 6 ECTS.