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Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Vitality in the neighborhood (VIEW)

van Hartingsveldt, Margo; Wichers, Fenna

Publication date 2021

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van Hartingsveldt, M., & Wichers, F. (2021). Vitality in the neighborhood (VIEW). Abstract from European Forum for Primary Care Conference 2021.

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Download date:23 Sep 2022


Faculty of Health

Centre of Expertise Urban Vitality

Educational innovation VIEW

Margo van Hartingsveldt PhD Fenna Wichers MSc

EFPC Congress



Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences 48.000 students

Faculty of Health 4.000 students


Welfare è Participation society

• Citizens are responsible for their own health

• Increase in marginalized vulnerable groups

• Many people with a migrant background

• Problems in health, debt, addiction, poor housing

Faculty of Health – lack of training students

• Interprofessional collaboration in community-based health promotion

• Intercultural communication


Educational innovation

Vitality in the neighbourhood (VIEW)


• Two-year funded project

• prepares students for future role as health professionals in urban setting


• Positive Health

• Social determinants of Health


• Design thinking

4 Educational Innovation VIEW


Educational innovation

Vitality in the neighbourhood (VIEW)


1. Health promotion for citizens with complex needs

2. Cross-cultural intersectional sensitivity for students when working with marginalized groups

3. Interprofessional collaboration beyond the health domain with students from three

other AUAS faculties


Amsterdam SouthEast

Challenges in SouthEast

• High unemployment

• Low participation rate

• High poverty

• Low language skills

• Inequality in education opportunities

• 148 nationalities

Educational Innovation VIEW 6



• Community-based education

• Continuous learning track in the curricula of

• Nursing

• Occupational Therapy

• Physiotherapy

• Sustainable assignment portfolio of citizen challenges in the urban





84 students who study, support and try to understand

Loneliness among citizens: the elderly, young people, children and single mothers

Quality of life in large flats, where waste issues and lack of participation are daily challenges

Preventing falls for the elderly

Promotion a healthy lifestyle


Neighborhood Safari in SouthEast

Interprofessional peer review in group sessions

Parallel workshops on topics as community-based work, intersectionality, communication skills

Educational Innovation VIEW


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