EDU 580 - Foundations of Health Professions Education

3 credits

Description:

A foundational study of the historical, scientific, social, and political roots of health professions education, educational theory, and the continuum of this education. Provides the contextual framework for education in the health professions and emphasizes the historical and sociological theory of the evolution of this education. Critically examines the roles and responsibilities in the assessment and certification of graduates, as well as discusses the framework for accreditation and licensing of health care professionals. Current program assessment methods and tools are reviewed, as well as ethics and responsibilities of education leaders in different roles.

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