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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the IAP and Spring semesters, and will be instructed by H. Heller.

This class counts for a total of 3 credits.

You can find more information at the HST 220 site or on the HST.220 Stellar site.

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