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410.676.01 CLINICAL HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE EXPERIENCE IN WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Term: 4th term
Contact: Lawrence Cheskin
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
Description:

Focuses on the practical application of principles from communication, behavioral, social science, and psychological theories in a clinical setting. Enables students to work directly with patients of the Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center (JHWMC) to promote behavior change in the areas of diet and fitness. Integrates theoretical concepts with practical clinical applications, and presents students the opportunity to work in a team setting with healthcare practitioners.

Learning Objective(s):


Methods of Assessment: Written assignments (4-8 mock clinical progress notes at 1-2 pages each, three 2-3 page reflection papers) - 40%; attendance and participation - 30%; clinical mentor evaluation - 30%
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 1
Enrollment Maximum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Consent required for students who have not completed the prerequisite

For consent, contact: lcheskin@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

410.618

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Offered in all four terms; first offered in 2nd term 13-14