Patient-Centered Care and Holistic Approach

Mode of Delivery: Online via UPOU’s Non-formal Courses Platform (nfc.upou.edu.ph) 

Duration: 2 weeks

University of the Philippines System* and Ateneo de Manila University (Joint Course Development and Offering) 

This microcourse is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the tools and strategies necessary to implement patient-centered care and a holistic approach in managing chronic diseases. The course emphasizes the importance of behavior change, patient engagement, and integrated care to enhance patient outcomes and overall well-being. 

* University of the Philippines Open University and the University of the Philippines Diliman 

Course Objectives

  1. Develop effective strategies for guiding behavior change in patients. 
  2. Learn techniques to motivate and engage patients in their healthcare. 
  3. Improve patient adherence to treatment plans and lifestyle changes. 
  4. Work effectively in interdisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive care. 
  5. Recognize and address mental health and social aspects impacting patient well-being. 
  6. Adapt care delivery to accommodate diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the microcourse, the students should be able to:

  1. Identify strategies for behavior change and patient engagement 
  2. Analyze the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare. 
  3. Apply methods to enhance patient adherence to treatment plans. 
  4. Evaluate mental health influences on patient well-being. 
  5. Develop culturally sensitive care plans for diverse populations. 

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