Adolescents - the unknown species in Child Public Health ?

Zentrum für Public Health der medizinischen Universität Wien / Institut für Umwelthygiene
04.03.2014 - 03.06.2014  Center for Public health medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15 / 2nd Floor, 1090 Wien, Austria
10 Terms (schedule)
Course Content
The situation of young people in the context of public health will be elucidated on the basis of case vignettes regarding three topics epidemiology - the legal framework - communication. After an introduction to the main topics, methods of research and practice are presented. Then details from every field are discussed and assessed including methodological and interdisciplinary approaches. E.g. a teenager with cancer who refuses chemotherapy.Finally a joint meeting with several teachers will be.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Aquirement of competency how to get data from youth and handle them in a interdisciplinary manner and to manage communication with adolescents in indifficult situations e.g. youth with intersex gender or refusing chemotherapy in oncology disease
Target Audience
Postdoc students from different disciplines
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Public Health
Postdoc students who have basic knowledge in scientific working and public health
Praxis-Seminar VL-Nr. 851.034 2h

Enquiries and Registration:

Inscription at Medical University of Vienna is required
Ms. Lilly Damm
Epidemiology and Disease Control, Evidence-Based Health Care, Health Services, Public Health, Public Health Research
Type of degree
Education form
Extra Occupational
10 terms Semesters
German, English
Credit Points
2 ECTS - Points
On request
(Inscription fee of MUW)
Number of participants (max.)
Organizer contact info
Kinderspitalgasse 15
1090 Wien
"Going International promotes access to education and training for all regardless of social, geographic and national borders."

Charité International AcademyCentro per la Formazione Permanente e l'Aggiornamento del Personale del Servizio SanitarioHelix - Forschung & Beratung WienÖsterreichische Akademie der ÄrzteOÖ Gebietskrankenkasse, Referat für Wissenschaftskooperation Alumni Club Medizinische Universität WienSwiss Tropical and Public Health InstituteÖsterreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health