Interprofessional Teamwork in GH (IPTWGH)

Interprofessional Teamwork in Global Health: This course in interprofessional education and practice is designed to provide students with an opportunity to work effectively as an interprofessional team in an international or other community setting to promote positive, holistic health outcomes for individuals and communities. Enrollment in this course requires permission of the faculty from the student’s respective college.

Course Goals
The goals of the course are to engage students to:

  1. Explore values and ethics for interprofessional practice when serving patients and communities in a global health or other limited access setting.
  2. Explore roles and responsibilities of members of the interprofessional health care team in serving patients and populations in a global health or other limited access setting.
  3. Develop skills in interprofessional communication with members of the health care team, patients and families in diverse populations.
  4. Develop team and relationship building values and principles within healthcare teams to perform effectively in varying team roles to plan and deliver patient/population-centered care in a global health or other limited access setting.