Patricia E. Green, Associate Dean and Coordinator
The School of Health Sciences and Human Performance is committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary course offerings that teach students the importance of collaboration among professionals in related fields. The health care environment is increasingly characterized by multidisciplinary teams employing a case management approach in the area of disease prevention, as well as in areas of diagnosis and treatment. A number of courses are cross-listed between departments, such as Seminar: Health Care Teams, which is listed as SLPA 46000 in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and RLS 46000 in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. HINT 10000 Health Sciences: Foundations and Careers is a first-year seminar designed to introduce students to fields in all departments of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.
HINT 10000 - Health Sciences: Foundations and Careers NLA
An overview of the foundation of health sciences and career opportunities in the various fields. The class format includes small-group discussion as well as guest lectures by health science educators. Selected issues related to the professions are also examined. 2 credits. (F,Y)
HINT 23000 - Introduction to Interdisciplinary Health Care Teams NLA
Introduction to the essential knowledge that facilitates interaction among heath science professionals and enables them to become more effective members of interdisciplinary teams. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 1 credit. (F,Y)
HINT 31200 - Health Care and Culture 1 G LA
An investigation of sociocultural context in the delivery and receipt of health care and rehabilitation services. Students examine, through readings, discussion, and interviews with people in the community, the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and socioeconomic status in shaping the health-related beliefs and behaviors of individuals. Prerequisites: Junior standing.
2 credits. (S,Y)
HINT 31300 - Health Care and Culture: An International Field Experience 1 G NLA
An investigation of sociocultural factors in the delivery of health care and rehabilitation services in an international context. Students examine, through experiential learning, discussion, and lectures, the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and socioeconomic status in shaping the health-related beliefs and behaviors of individuals in a selected country. Prerequisites: HINT 31200 or permission of the instructor. 1 credit. (Sum,Y)
HINT 33000 - Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Practical Applications for Health Care Teams NLA
Application of collaboration of interdisciplinary team-management principles and intervention planning strategies and techniques that include interdisciplinary treatment plan development, assessment, and the development of interdisciplinary intervention programs. Prerequisites: HINT 23000. 1 credit. (F,Y)
HINT 43000 - Seminar: Capstone in Health Care Teams NLA
Students will observe and evaluate the collaboration of interdisciplinary team-management principles and intervention planning strategies and techniques. Includes travel to national and/or international sites (at the student's expense) where interdisciplinary collaboration in a multicultural setting is practiced. Prerequisites: HINT 33000. 1 credit. May be repeated up to 3 credits. (F, Su, Y)