CHTC 320 - Interdisciplinary Healthcare: From Theory to Practice (2)
Prerequisites:CHTC 220 and CHTC 220 instructor recommendation.
Students are required to have CPR certification prior to starting the course. A study of key issues concerning community health care aimed at developing practical approaches to supporting patients. Students consider obstacles to effective health care as well as strategies for enabling at-risk patients to play a more active role in promoting their health and well-being. Topics include: challenges of delivering adequate health care in communities; specific problems posed by living with chronic disease(s); methods of supporting adherence and measuring outcomes; and ethical and legal dimensions of community medicine. This course provides students with the academic foundation for subsequent CHTC Internship(s) with Florida Hospital.