CHEP 410: Inner City Practicum

The inner city practicum component of the Certificate in Global Health Program will provide a service learning opportunity for students where they can reflect on, utilize and expand their global health knowledge and skills in a field setting. The practicum will be a 0 credit experience at SWITCH (Saskatoon) SEARCH (Regina). The Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health (SWITCH) provides clinical services and health promotion programming during extended hours at the West Side Community Clinic Monday and Wednesday evenings, and Saturday afternoons. SWITCH has established partnerships with the University of Saskatchewan; Community Health Services (Saskatoon) Association and Saskatoon Health Region-Primary Health Services. The SWITCH vision is to maintain an operating, interdisciplinary student-run health clinic in conjunction with health professionals and community partners to serve clients in Saskatoon's core neighbourhoods. Student Energy in Action for Regina Community Health (SEARCH) is the analogous student-run clinic in Regina.
Credit units
Term description
Community Hlth and Epidemiol
Permission of the department is required.
Restricted to College of Medicine students in the Certificate in Global Health program.