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Course Code: PBHE697 Course ID: 4684 Credit Hours: 4 Level: Graduate
This course is intended to give the student practical experience in public health. This practicum is spent in an appropriate program, under the guidance of an administrator qualified by education and/or experience. The practicum consists of a 180-200 hours supervised practical application of previously studied theory and is completed by the student throughout a 16-week course. Development and utilization of original activities is stressed, and periodic progress reports are required. Students must secure a supervised position prior to beginning this course. Students are encouraged to consult with their academic advisor with any questions, prior to registration. (Prerequisite: Students may take the practicum after all other CORE courses are completed)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 01/24/21||Fall 2020 Session A||16 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 02/21/21||Fall 2020 Session K||16 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 03/28/21||Fall 2020 Session C||16 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session A||16 Week session|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 05/23/21||Winter 2021 Session K||16 Week session|
Students will demonstrate the following competencies drawn from the list of Program General Core Competencies: (However, not all of these will be demonstrated in every student’s practicum due to the focused and individualized nature of each student’s experience.)
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
Please join the Discussion each week. Replies must be posted in the week due and replies after the end of the each week will not be graded or receive credit. The discussions are for student interaction and input and must be submitted before the week ends in order to receive full credit. Students should demonstrate their own knowledge in the discussions and avoid copying and pasting from websites. The Rubric is attached to discussion description.
We all bring something unique to the classroom, from our understanding, our experiences, and our value systems. We honor and respect each person’s diverse beliefs to help us see beyond the classroom to be the most effective individuals we can be. Therefore, we should all be respectful of others while expressing our viewpoints and opinions. Proper Netiquette behavior is expected. Any inflammatory, demeaning or disrespectful language in a posting will be immediately removed from the discussion space.
Please share with your peers some of your thoughts about events that occurred during these past two weeks at your practicum location. You may share your thoughts about the activities/duties and challenges you faced during these two weeks, or any additional insights you would like to share with your peers. Your reflection posting should be at least 400-500 words in length and please be sure to respond to at least two of your peers' postings during the week.
In addition to their final paper, students are required to submit ALL final completed deliverables agreed on with the instructor and preceptor.
What to do during the practicum?
What to do near the end of the practicum?
After the practicum is completed, send Thank You letters to the organization and the preceptor
It is the student’s responsibility to submit all forms within the classroom. Preceptors should not submit forms directly to instructor by email. Instead, they should return forms to you for submission in the classroom. You may start your practicum at any time as long you have the paper completed. Make sure you have all papers completed by the end of week 3.
At start of class: Provide preceptor with course syllabus PBHE597, and Form A (School of Health Sciences Practicum Site Memorandum of Understanding).
Instructions for completion of Form A: After the preceptor signature, and the student signature, please submit to the practicum coordinator for approval and signature. After the practicum coordinator sign, he/she will return the form to you to submit in the classroom in the assignment section for the instructor approval and signature.
End of Week 3:
End of Week 6:
End of Week 11:
End of Week 15:
Power Point Presentation: This week you will submit your project for review by your classmates in the Forum
End of Week 16:
Form Submission List
Form E: Student Evaluation of Practicum and Preceptor Experiences
Form F: Practicum Time Log
Required Course Textbook:
There are no required textbooks for this course. However, students are encouraged to review all textbooks and supplemental materials provided during previous coursework taken during their graduate studies in the Masters of Public Health program.
Academic Writing Requirements:
The School of Health Sciences requires use of APA format and style and all students are encouraged to have a current copy of the APA Publication Manual. All written assignments are to be submitted in APA format style unless otherwise noted in the assignment directions.
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Not current for future courses.