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2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FMPC 5021 - Health Disparities in Family Medicine

Prerequisite: Core Requirements To increase student comprehension of health disparities and to improve their skills in reduction of health disparities. At the end of this elective, students will be able to address patient/physician/system roles in development of disparities; be proficient in two behavioral health interventions and have working knowledge of several patient coping strategies; have an increased understanding of health disparities, their causes, and how a variety of factors influence the health of the underserved and minority populations. Students will attend lecture/seminar sessions; provide services in underserved communities; complete an educational portfolio; develop and deliver patient education modules; co-facilitate communication labs and complete an independent study project on a challenging communication issue; and become proficient in two behavioral health interventions. Faculty evaluation of student’s performance on educational modules, professionalism, quality of independent study project, proficiency in behavioral health interventions, interpersonal and communication skills, quality of educational portfolio.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 7
Lecture Hours: 2 Other Contact Hours: 20

Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia

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