Learning outcomes

The global objective is that the master can contribute to protecting, guarding and improving the health, growth and development of children and youngsters in the physical, the cognitive and the social-emotional domain, from the conception till the entry in the labour(economic) process.

1. The master has knowledge of and is alert to (health/growth/development) threats to children/youngsters and their environment, and can act accordingly in a proactive (promoting) way.

2. The master is able to measure indicators of health, growth and development and is therefore able to follow the evolution and phases of growth so that deviant growth and development patterns can be recognized early on.

3. The master has an eye for the collective dimension of health.

4. The master can use medical competences to map the care needs of children/youngsters and their environment and to embed his/her own offer of care in the complex care landscape for this target group.

5. The master can contribute to the optimal integration of children/youngsters with specific needs (e.g. functional impairment, chronic disease) in society.

6. The master builds his/her preventative actions on a scientific attitude, including an attitude of lifelong learning.

7. The master approaches the child/youngster in his/her totality, with respect for his/her individuality, and with eye for participation and involvement of the child/youngster him/herself and his/her family.

8. The master has a social and ethical attitude with an eye for vulnerable groups.