HST.220 Introduction to the Care of Patients


Class Info

Elective subject for HST/MD candidates only. Provides an introduction to the care of patients through opportunities to observe and participate in doctor-patient interaction in an outpatient, office-based environment, and through patient-oriented seminars. Students are exposed to some of the practical realities of providing patient care. Topics include basic interviewing, issues of ethics and confidentiality, and other aspects of the doctor-patient relationship. Requirements include regular attendance, and a short paper on patient care. Limited to 15.

This class has no prerequisites.

HST.220 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by H. Heller.

Lecture occurs 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM on Wednesdays and Fridays in E23-319.

This class counts for a total of 3 credits.

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