MDM3400 Patient Centered Care

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Roland Wilson

Course Description:

This course focuses on healthcare approaches that are beneficial and acceptable to the patient and their family members. The object of patient-centered care is to educate the patient and keep them updated regarding their health so that they can engage in making informed decisions in the management of their illness.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students need to familiarize themselves with the personal value system of the individual patient and select those patient-centered principles that will optimally conform to these discovered values in order that patient compliance and satisfaction will be maximally realized.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course will emphasize the importance of individualizing healthcare and encouraging patient participation that will be personally perceived by the patient as meaningful and helpful.