Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2029 
    
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CMDS 520 - Interprofessional Healthcare Team Experience


Interprofessional Healthcare Team Experience is a course for students in Communication Disorders that is offered in the spring semester and is coordinated with A.T. Still University for the experience of Interprofessional Healthcare Education. The course is a learning opportunity for students to interact in interprofessional health care teams focusing on the collaborative approach to patient-centered care, with emphasis on team interaction, communication, service learning, evidenced-based practice and quality improvement. Interprofessional teams of students will develop and participate in significant community-based learning projects. Students are given an opportunity in a cohort of interprofessional students to collaborate in a patient-centered clinical experience. The teams that Communication Disorders student interact with will include students in disciplines of Nursing and Health Sciences from Truman as well as medical students from A.T. Still University. In addition to their interprofessional clinical experience they will meet as a discipline to discuss the structure of their cohort’s interaction, the communication style of their interdisciplinary group, the division of work within their group and their own scope of practice, ethical issues in healthcare, healthcare disparities, and their personal experience interacting with their group and their assigned client volunteers.

Prerequisites: CMDS 200 - Introduction to Communication Disorders , CMDS 261 - Phonetics , CMDS 380 - Principles of Clinical Management , CMDS 460 - Language Development , CMDS 470 - The Speech Mechanism , CMDS 472 - Audiology , and CMDS 490 - Professional Issues in Communication Disorders .
Credit(s): 1



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