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COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE TITLE Medicine in Medically Underserved Areas and the Healthcare Needs of Special Populations for PAS
CREDIT RANGE 2.000
SCHOOL College of Health Professions
DEPARTMENT Physician Assistant-PLV 
LEVEL Graduate
COREQUISITE none
PREREQUISITE none
DESCRIPTION:

Course Description:This lecture course addresses the practice of primary care in medically underserved areas including rural, inner-city, immigrant, indigent, military and prison populations. It will also focus on the needs, resources and counseling available for special populations including: the aging, HIV/AIDS, victims of assault, combat veterans, physically, emotionally or intellectually challenged individuals, patients or families of patients with genetic basis for disease or disability, or facing end of life issues and the influence that culture and socioeconomic factors can have on healthcare delivery. The purpose of this course is for students to learn about and become comfortable with primary care in medically underserved areas, special needs and diverse populations. After the student researches and defines their meaning of “medically underserved” and “Special Needs Populations,” the student will engage in active learning through the associated practicum. Students will present to the class their experiences with these populations and research potential methods for assessing, planning and implementing treatment for such populations.

Course Rotation: PLV; Summer



SECTION INFORMATION

CRN: 40521
SUBJECT: PASP
COURSE NUMBER: 655
SECTION TITLE: Medicine in Medically Underserved Areas and the Healthcare Needs of Special Populations for PAS
CAMPUS: Pleasantville
SCHEDULE TYPE: Lecture
REQUIRED MATERIAL: To Be Determined
SECTION COMMENTS: None
COREQUISITE None
FEES: 0
CAPACITY 40
SEATS AVAILABLE 5
INSTRUCTOR: Nicki Reno-Welt
Steven Sweitzer
RESTRICTION(S):

Pleasantville Campus

Time Days Campus/Room Assignment Date
09:30 am - 11:30 am   MW   Lienhard Hall LIENH L20 05/28/2019 - 08/24/2019