Autumn Quarter 2013
THLTH 490 / Special Topics in Health: Integrative Wellness Coaching (5 cr)
Examines integrative wellness coaching, a collaborative partnership between the professional coach and the client/healing partner to assist the client to identify their own health goals and how to best achieve them. Prevention across the wellness-illness continuum, healthy lifestyle and integrative modalities merge with coaching individuals/groups to support optimal health.
Spring Quarter 2013
THLTH 490 / Special Topics in Health: Introduction to Healthcare (5 cr)
Introduction to healthcare systems. Course will emphasize the evolution of the US healthcare system and analyze current dilemmas including financing, access, quality, safety, technology and health policy.
Winter Quarter 2013
T NURS 590 / Special Topics: Quality and Safety in Health Care Settings
Examines the various strategies used in health care settings to improve quality and safety. Emphasis is on the identification, implementation, and evaluation of quality and safety initiatives that impact healthcare outcomes.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.
Autumn Quarter 2012
T HLTH 490 / Special Topics in Health Management, a management class with a strong focus on the human side of management. Content will include employee conflict resolution, just culture, manager influence to support change management, recruitment and retention, employee evaluation, discipline and satisfaction. This is a hybrid class that will meet both electronically and in a classroom. Students will participate in the presentation of course topics through group work.
Summer Quarter 2012
T HLTH 490 /HIV- AIDS: Global & National Issues
Examines historical and contemporary issues related to HIV/AIDS form local, national, and global perspectives. Focuses on HIV/AIDS among vulnerable populations worldwide, prevention efforts, the history of the pandemic, treatment protocols and advances, and psychological impacts on both infected and affected individuals.
Spring Quarter 2012
T HLTH 490 / Knowing Health and Illness through the Arts (VLPA), a class that will offer an opportunity to analyze how life, vitality, health and wellness, as well as illness suffering and death are depicted in literature, poetry, music, photography, and sculpture. The power of the aesthetic experience of the arts will facilitate the cultural understandings of health and illness. Class will meet on campus for three credits (Mondays, 6:30-9:00 p.m.) and the remaining two credits will be done online.