2023-2024 / MSTG9058-1

Placement in patient educational therapy


30h Internship, 10h SEM

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)2 crédits 


Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Introduction to the profession of therapeutic patient educator

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The main objectives of this course are:
-to allow students to familiarise themselves with the approach of Therapeutic Patient Education through observation and reflective analysis of the practices of healthcare professionals who educate patients affected by a chronic disease;
-to contribute to the development of a professional identity in their area of activity and thus better understand the future professional sector where they will exercise their skills;
-to allow students to discover the specific characteristics of their option on the basis of classes, interviews and seminars.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Co-requisites: course SANT0009

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The placement will allow students to evolve within educational healthcare teams.
Students are asked to keep a logbook concerning the development of their reflective analysis as regards the profession of therapeutic educator.
Various face-to-face seminars are planned to help participants develop their reflective analysis as regards the profession of therapeutic patient educator, and to make links between theory and practice.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:


Recommended or required readings

Written work / report

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Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Students' administrative documents must be in order before the placement begins. Students who fail to respect this rule will be penalised.


B. Pétré, Phone: +32 4 366 25 05, E-mail: benoit.petre@uliege.be

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