Course Detail

Course Detail for PA-303-01

ID Name (credits) Time Instructor
PA-303-01 Culturally Competent Medicine (2 ) 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Davis, Abigail Patricia Welby, Gretchen

Instruction Type: Traditional

This course will begin with an examination of the concepts and principles of epidemiology, the medical science that focuses on the distribution and determinants of disease frequency in populations. This course will discuss cultural competence and examine disparities in health among protected populations and identify the potential impact on clinical decision making. Students will develop an understanding of the principles and practice of medical ethics in research, to include the Professional Code of Ethics. Students will also learn about changes that are associated with the elderly and geriatric population. Emphasis will be placed on the normal changes associated with aging, so that the student may appreciate abnormal findings and develop appropriate treatment and management plans. Lastly, this course will analyze the impact of racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic health disparities on health care delivery and management.

Cross-listed with PA-503-01. Meets 5/26 to 8/14.


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