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221.688.81 SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATIONS OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Description:

Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to understand individual, community, and organizational behaviors and change processes in cross-cultural and developing countries settings as a foundation for planning appropriate Primary Health Care (PHC) programs. Students learn to outline the contributions of social and behavioral science theory in the planning and implementation of culturally relevant PHC programs; will utilize social and behavioral theories to understand individual, social network, organizational, community, and policy maker health related behaviors; and identify the factors that promote and inhibit community involvement in PHC program development and implementation.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Outline the contributions of social and behavioral science theory in the planning and implementation of PHC programs
Apply relevant social and behavioral theories to diagnose and Discuss individual, social network, organizational, community, and policy-maker behaviors associated with the planning, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of community-based pr
Identify the factors that promote and inhibit community involvement in PHC program development and implementation, and outline indigenous management strategies to sustain PHC at the community level

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on homework and a term paper.
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses..

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail