Course Catalog » Epidemiology 248

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 248
Course Title: Community-Engaged Research
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course provides training in the theory and practice of collaborating with patients, members of the public, and community-based organizations in health research, intervention design and implementation. Multiple engagement strategies are introduced through readings, guest speakers, case studies, and online discussions. Participatory research methods will be applied to trainees' ongoing or planned projects in order to adapt health interventions to real-world contexts. Cross-listed as IMS 248.
Prerequisites: Training or experience in public health, quality improvement or health care organization leadership. Exceptions for these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the course director.
Restrictions: Intended for students in the MAS or ATCR programs. Space permitting, individuals not enrolled in MAS/ATCR may take this course. Enrollment is not permitted if cross-listed course IMS 248 or IMS 248A (online version) has been taken and passed.
Activities: Direct - Discussion, Online - Web-based course work, Student - Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: S. Ackerman
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? Yes
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No