FP MD 7815 (2023/2024) 06/27/2023-04/27/2024

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Course
FP MD 7815 - Health Promotion and Integrative Health Capstone Project
Description
Brief Description of Course

The Health Promotion and Integrative Health Capstone Project Elective will give students an opportunity to spend dedicated time to synthesize their pathway work into a capstone project. Students will choose a mentor for the course prior to approval who will oversee their work. Capstone projects integrate coursework, knowledge, skills, and experiential learning for the purpose of enabling students to demonstrate their synthesis of knowledge in real-world applications. Pathway students are expected to complete a capstone project and present at the end of the MS4 year. This elective is not required to present a capstone project. This course is the 6th and final elective in the Health Promotion Integrative Health Pathway; it provides 1-2 credit hours towards graduation. Each week of the elective will count for 1.0 credits with an expected time commitment of 40 hours per week.

Overview of the capstone project:

Students will be mentored in project selection, implementation, and related scholarly work such as presentations and publication. Suitable projects may focus on: research, clinical programs, and/or educational projects. Students are encouraged to submit their work to a local, regional or national conference. Presentation of Capstone in at least ONE of the following is required: Oral Presentation, Scholarly Publication, and/or Scientific Poster.

Components of poster:

* Educational Project: educational question, background, project plan, data analysis, conclusions

* Research Project: research question, background, project plan/investigation, data analysis, conclusions

* Clinical Project: clinical problem/issue, background, summary of data, proposed project or recommendations

Other materials to be submitted:

* A written description of the student's project including above sections and comments on (a) what they learned from all components of the pathway, (b) how what they learned applies to patient care, particularly for the specialty they hope to go into, and (c) how they intend to keep up with the latest developments in the field going forward

Course Goals

As a result of successfully completing the Capstone Project Elective for Health Promotion and Integrative Health course, students will be able to:

1. Identify personal learning needs related to pathway content.

2. Demonstrate their synthesis of knowledge about a specific topic in Health Promotion Integrative Health in real-world applications

3. Evaluate the strengths and limitations of evidence-based medicine (EBM) as it applies to their topic and its translation into patient care.

4. Exhibit effective communication skills by Explaining their project to an audience using a concise visual project summary
Academic Year
2023/2024
Start Date
06/27/2023
End Date
04/27/2024
Block
SPRING
Department
FP MD
Permission Required
Yes
Section Credits
1
Min Openings
N/A
Max Openings
30
School Years
MSIMSIIMSIII
Course Classifications
ELECTIVE
Coordinator(s)
BOWLES,PATRICK DC | patrick.bowles@hsc.utah.edu
Directors(s)
Locke,Amy DD | amy.locke@hsc.utah.eduPETZOLD,TRICIA DD | tricia.petzold@hsc.utah.edu
Possible Grade(s)
Fail (F)Incomplete (I)Pass (P)
Prerequisites
None
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Course may be added to schedule 30 days before it starts.
Drop Policy
Course may be dropped from schedule 30 days before it starts.
Syllabus
No syllabus.
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