2023-2024 / SANT1004-1

Therapeutic education of the patient : practical aspects and ethical analysis


20h Th, 40h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)6 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

Once students have acquired the essential theoretical elements of TPE within the framework of the Block 1 course, they are encouraged to reflect in a practical manner so that they can identify these elements and use them in actual situations when dealing with chronic patients.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The aim is to provide students with the ability to use the different notions acquired in Therapeutic Patient Education in clinical situations/case studies.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

See course programme

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Various learning methods: case studies, games, films, role-playing, listening to patient stories, lectures, standardised patients, teaching plan, talks.

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Attendance is compulsory since the course focuses essentially on practice. The same applies to the exam.

Recommended or required readings

Will be given to students during face-to-face sessions.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Written work / report

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Written work and oral exam.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Participants will have access to the slides after the seminar.


B. Pétré, MPH, PhD. Département des Sciences de la Santé publique.

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