This undergraduate course is required for the bachelor of science degree in health management offered by the School of Public Health. It is available as an elective for all undergraduate students.
This course addresses the fundamentals of diagnosis and treatment related to leading diseases. Students will be introduced to basic science concepts of medicine, including anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and genetics in the context of evidence-based screening and treatment guidelines used by medical subspecialties. Class sessions, taught by medical school faculty, employ a mix of lecture, discussion, hands-on demonstrations, and care simulation. Student assignments include analysis of diagnostic criteria and treatment options available to clinicians and development of patient-directed communications about treatment.
>> Course Director: Dr. Eric S. Armbrecht