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CHEP 415: International Practicum

Description
This international 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 3 credit, six-week mentored experience at a College of Medicine-approved site in a low resource country. Students registering for the international practicum will have already completed the mandatory courses Global Health and Local Communities (CHEP 402.3) and Global Health 2 (CHEP403.3), met the program language requirement, completed the Northern Saskatchewan practicum and be engaged in the Inner City Practicum The international practicum experience will be structured by the student and the faculty mentor (advisor) in close consultation with the field preceptor/s at the proposed international site. A variety of experiential approaches and activities may be used to achieve the goals of the practicum.
Credit units
3
Term description
College
Medicine
Department
Community Hlth and Epidemiol
Permission of the department is required.
Restriction(s)
Restricted to College of Medicine students in the Certificate in Global Health program.
Prerequisite(s)
Students registering for the international practicum will have already completed CHEP 402.3 and CHEP 403.3, met the program language requirement, completed the Northern Saskatchewan practicum (CHEP 411.3) and be engaged in the Inner City Practicum (CHEP 410.3).