HLT4850 Building Community Health Partnerships

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Debra Newell

Course Description:

In a time of greater need of resources, shrinking pool of resources, and a greater need for accountability to serve the health of community, building partnerships is necessary to eliminate duplication, ensure that the same goals are being espoused by multiple healthcare agencies and services. The health of a community will only improve with key resources working together and buy in by constituencies.

How This Course Benefits Students:

According to Cities and Urban Life, 6th Edition (Macionis and Parrillo: 2013). It is in these areas of the world (Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia are the areas in the world that urbanization is now most rapid, with cities reaching unprecedented size.

Why This Course Is Important:

People moving in and people moving out goes back to Genesis. This will continue to happen, particularly if there are a number of people, some in the thousands and some in the millions. Populations will continue to move oftentimes looking for a positive life. One can join God where He is working and with the hope and freedom that can be found in Him. We have the opportunity to join Him in His mission.