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Course Description

NameCounselling Customer's Oral Self-care
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student
• explains the importance of learning and counselling concepts for an individual counselling process
• uses motivational methods in oral self-care counselling
• promotes individual and community participation in oral self-care
• applies counselling methods to his or her work with clients from different cultural backgrounds
• uses various digital communication channels in oral self-care counselling
• explains the treatment methods for patients with fear
• understands the AVEKKI action pattern and is motivated to work accordingly
• is able to prevent and manage threatening and violent situation in a dialogical manner
ContentStrengthening client participation in health promotion. Motivational methods. Various communication channels in health promotion, eg digital methods. Oral self-care counselling for children and clients from different cultural backgrounds. Oral health care
and counselling for patients with fear. The AVEKKI action pattern and applying it to different operational environments.
RequirementsActive participation in contact lectures, assignment. Participation in AVEKKI lessons is compulsory.
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
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ContactSirviö Kaarina


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