Course Year | MD ID 6670 (2020/2021)

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Year Details

State
PUBLISHED
Course
MD ID 6670 - Issues in Health Care of Frontier and Rural Populations
Description
Brief Description of Course:

This course focuses on issues related to the delivery of primary health care services in rural, frontier, and under-served areas. The student will have the opportunity to investigate literature related to disparities, access challenges and the impact of federal regulations related to reimbursement in providing health care in rural, frontier, and under-served populations. Investigation of possible solutions to issues unique to these populations will also be explored while working with individuals of other professions in a climate of mutual respect and shared values (IPEC 1).

Course Objectives:

As a result of successfully completing the Issues in Health Care of Frontier and Rural Populations students will be able to:
1.Incorporate knowledge of social determinants of health and health disparities while planning to deliver team-based primary health care to rural and frontier populations. (IPEC 2 and 4)
2.Communicate with communities and professionals in other health fields to explore interprofessional approaches to addressing issues of access to health care in rural and frontier settings. (IPEC 2 and 3)
3.Create an individualized professional development plan to prepare for providing care in resource-poor environments.
4.Identify resources for personal wellness and resilience when working and living in a rural or frontier area.
5.Respond to unique community values and norms with cultural humility (IPEC 1).

SPRING 2021 DATES & TIMES
Coursework equivalent to 2 hours per week (4 classes of 2-hour duration, 3 online modules of 2 hours duration each)
January 19, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
February 2, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
February 16, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
March 2, 5:30 - 7:30 pm


Department
Medicine, Interdepartmental
Credit Range
1 - 1
Academic Year
2020/2021
Permission Required
No
School Years
MSIMSIIMSIIIMSIV
Course Classifications
ELECTIVE
Coordinator(s)
Directors(s)
Sandweiss,David (DD) | david.sandweiss@hsc.utah.eduWilson,Rebecca (DD) | rebecca.d.wilson@utah.edu
Possible Grade(s)
Fail (F)Pass (P)
Prerequisites
None
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Syllabus
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Available Sections

Title Tags Year Start/End C S W
MD ID 6670 - Issues in Health Care of Frontier and Rural Populations ELECTIVE 2020/2021 01/19/2021 - 03/09/2021 1 20 0
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