Allied Health Professions
A course for first-time students that assists with maximizing the student's potential to achieve academic success and to adjust responsibly to the individual and interpersonal challenges presented by college life. Taught in small groups, the course provides an introduction to the nature of higher education with special emphasis on health-related disciplines. Appropriate reading and writing assignments will be required.
The purpose of this course for the undergraduate student is to develop an improved understanding of culture, to recognize any cultural practices that affect health care, and to incorporate this understanding into the provision of care. Culture will be examined through writing, cultural experiences, and through collaboration.
This foundational course is designed to prepare graduate students in OT, PT, SLP, MD and ED to provide high-quality services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. The emphasis will be on interprofessional education using team-based instruction to support effective interprofessional practice in both educational and health care settings. ADDITIONAL RESTRICTION: Students can only be enrolled following successful application and admission. Contact the course instructor for information on application.
Selected topics in Health Sciences. Requires special permission.