Janet C Lenart
Course open to students in UW Health Sciences schools. Students function as an interdisciplinary learning group within a problem based learning framework. The primary goal of the course is to promote the development of interdisciplinary practice in the care of urban and rural underserved patient populations. Credit/no credit only.
"Core Competencies in Rural Health" is the name of this UCONJ section. This web-only, interdisciplinary course addresses aspects of rural health. The course is open to all Health Sciences students. The core competencies in rural health that will be discussed include: basic definitions, resources for rural health, access and barrier issues, funding and delivery of rural health care, interdisciplinary teams in rural health, strategies for delivery of care, practice issues, cultural competence, other special topics. The goal of the course is to provide students with basic information about rural health in order to prepare them to be more effective when working or doing research in rural areas.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Web based course, no classroom meetings.
Class assignments and grading
A paper is due every week and participation twice-a-week in an online discussion is required for the 10 weeks of the course. No final exam and no final paper.