This capstone course provides a foundation for students to transition into roles of increasing responsibility in healthcare-related fields. Emphasis is placed on synthesizing theories, principles, concepts and skills from prior courses as a basis for implementing community involvement, service, and health equity in the health care environment. This course focuses on planning a change project that would positively influence processes or systems impacting health.
Prerequisites: HSCI 301, HSCI 309, MGMT 310, WRIT 331, HSA 369, PSYC 346.
4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 16, 2020 to present
- Effectively communicate with culturally diverse individuals, groups, and communities.
- Collaborate across disciplines to address complex health care issues.
- Evaluate and apply relevant scientific evidence to advance health.
- Analyze dynamic situations within complex health care systems and make evidence-based, theory-informed decisions.
- Effectively lead people and manage organizational resources to accomplish goals.
- Design effective, stakeholder-informed prevention and health promotion strategies to advance community health outcomes.
- Analyze ethical dilemmas specific to the provision of health care and determine actions based on sound ethical decision making.