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POPULATION HEALTH AND PREVENTION (PHP) TOPICS

 

 

 

Year One Objectives

1. Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
       
2. Role of Public Health and Prevention in the U.S. Healthcare System
       
3. Societal contexts of the practice of medicine including preventive medicine
  3.1 WHO definition of health
  3.2 Role of other healthcare professionals
  3.3 Understanding healthy and unhealthy lifestyles (eg., exercise, diet, seat belts)
       

 

POPULATION HEALTH AND PREVENTION (PHP) TOPICS

 

Year Two Objectives

1. 

Using medical learning resources and approaching the medical literature

  1.1 Performance of advanced literature searches
  1.1

Understanding critical review of literature

    1.1.1

The subject population (population bias)

    1.1.2

Research methods employed

      1.1.2.1 To determine the safety and efficacy of therapies.
    1.1.3

Statistical procedures used

    1.1.4

Conclusions

       
2. Societal contexts of the practice of medicine including preventive medicine
  2.1 Principles of disease prevention
  2.2 Screening for Illness
    2.2.1 Cancer
    2.2.2 Diabetes
    2.2.3 Lipids
  2.3 Community Resources
  2.4 Understanding and respecting cultural/ethnic influences on health beliefs and healthcare choices
    2.4.1 Ability to discuss with patients their use of such therapies
       
3. Understanding and participating in health policy process
  3.1 Role of the media in healthcare policy-making
       
4. Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
       
5. Research Design and Methodology in screening populations for disease
       
6. Healthcare finance
       

 

POPULATION HEALTH AND PREVENTION (PHP) TOPICS

Year Three Objectives

1. Access to healthcare  
  1.1 Recognizing the special needs of children Peds
  1.2 Recognizing the special needs of women ObGyn
     
2. Advanced Informatics FCM
     
3. Clinical Epidemiology FCM
     
4. Evidence-based Medicine FCM
     

 

POPULATION HEALTH AND PREVENTION (PHP) TOPICS

Year Four Objectives

1. Provision of Multiple Elective
   
   
   
   
       
       
       

 

 

 

For More Information, Contact Us:

Tracey Smith, RN, MSN (Curriculum Information)
Jean Afflerbach (Web Page)