Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 171.06

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 171.06
Course Title: Forensic Evaluation and Education of Asylum Seekers
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: The course will empower students to both understand and act to alleviate the health challenges faced by displaced populations. Students will learn to conduct forensic medical and psychiatric evaluations of asylum seekers in the U.S. Students will apply skills learned during the elective by taking part in medical and psychiatric asylee evaluations in the clinic. The course will additionally host speakers who are leaders in refugee health and connect students with research opportunities.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: C. Kivlahan
Additional Instructor(s): T. Defries
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: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No