Each cohort of students will enroll in the following courses to enhance their training experience:
Student Health Action Coalition (NURS 600):
Students will register for NURS 600: SHAC. They will join students from other health affairs schools to serve on the Student Health Action Coalition, an entity devoted to the improvement of healthcare and health education in Chapel Hill and surrounding areas. Faculty and students from the schools of Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Public Health, Physical Therapy, and Social Work volunteer at a community clinic that delivers efficient effective and care, emphasizing prevention, education and referral to the underserved community free-of-charge. The clinic provides students a chance to practice skills, learn in an interdisciplinary environment and gain personal satisfaction by helping the community.
¡A su salud! Spanish for Health Professionals (PUBH 613):
Students will register for PUBH 613: ¡A su salud! Spanish for Health Professionals. This course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of students in the health professions. It is one of the first university courses anywhere in the country to interweave culture, language instruction, and health care material. As such, students will be performing a variety of exercises and activities designed to strengthen each of these areas. The class meets once a week for a semester.