Community Health and Aging (PCHA)

Courses

PCHA P261. Law and Podiatric Medicine. 1.8 Credit Hour.

This course involves the study of basic legal concepts as they affect the podiatrist, including governmental and statutory control of the profession, contracts, torts, crimes, and the relationship of professional ethics and the law. Students will gain an understanding of the basic legal concepts as they affect the podiatrist and will demonstrate this objective through a written examination.

Class Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes: Second Year Podiatry.
Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Podiatric Medicine.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

PCHA P360. Community Health. 2 Credit Hours.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

PCHA P361. Law & Podiatric Medicine. 1.8 Credit Hour.

This course involves the study of basic legal concepts as they affect the podiatrist, including governmental and statutory control of the profession, contracts, torts, crimes, and the relationship of professional ethics and law. Students will gain an understanding of the basic legal concepts as they affect the podiatrist and will demonstrate this objective through a written examination.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

PCHA P362. Professional Administration and Development. 2 Credit Hours.

Professional Administration and Development is the study of the art and science of the many facets of podiatric medical practice. The course addresses the practical application of previously learned didactic information so as to enable the student to make intelligent decisions as to practice type, location, finances, third party interrelationship, staffing and the myriad of factors involved in growing a medical practice. Topics will include motivational introspection, practical guidance, and current crucial issues affecting the business of medicine. Emphasis will also be placed on record keeping, governmental financial obligations, computerization, and other topics based on student needs.

Class Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes: Third Year Podiatry.
Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Podiatric Medicine.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

PCHA P382. Law and Community Health. 1 Credit Hour.

This course provides a comprehensive and in-depth review of issues pertaining to Public Health, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics. Topics of discussion will include but are not limited to the varying health care models utilized in the United States and abroad, quality assurance, risk management, various models of health care, basic statistics, research development, epidemics, pandemics and law in medicine. Note: Successful completion of the second year is required to take the course.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.