C1: Introduction to the field of work and health

Module Description

Aim

Become acquainted with the class, program road map and work and health issues from different perspectives.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Contribute actively to the learning process and use the learning platform
  • Distinguish levels of analysis and perspectives of various work and health disciplines
  • Define work and health problems drawing on an interdisciplinary approach
  • Describe the network of actors in the field of work and health

Contents

  • Introduction to DAS Work+Health
  • Structure, goals and learning principles of the interdisciplinary study program
  • History of the field and evolution of key concepts such as health and work
  • Work and health policy (in Switzerland and Europe) and stakeholders
  • Multidisciplinary perspectives (medicine, psychology, sociology, engineering etc.)
  • Role of different actors and professions in the field of work and health
  • Models of health (physical, mental, social health) and diseases

Dates and location

07-09 February 2022 in Zurich

Registration Deadline

05 January 2022

Fee

Included in the DAS Work+Health fee