2023-2024 / SANT0009-1

Therapeutic education of the patient : theoretical aspects


10h Th, 10h Pr, 10h Mon. WS

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)3 crédits 


Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Definition and context of TPE - TPE process: identify educational needs - negotiate objectives - learning tool strategies - patient assessment - TPE research - TPE at different ages in life - TPE and cultural diversity - TPE and invalidity - TPE and new technologies - TPE applied to different diseases

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The aim is to enable students to master the basic concepts of therapeutic patient education and apply them in clinical situations.
Students will be able integrate a team by providing theoretical elements and links between theory and practice in every part of the TPE process associated with chronic patients.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The prerequisite or corequisite courses are presented in each programme.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Various methods: presentations, talks, debates, exercises.
Interactive classes. 

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

Blended learning

Additional information:


Recommended or required readings

The course notes are handed out in class and/or the electronic version is available on the MyULg website.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

Additional information:


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


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

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