Healthcare Communications and Patient Counseling Syllabus Fall 2012_8_27_12 (8)

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YOU BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THIS INFORMATION IN COMMUNICATIONS LAB AND NEED TO COME PREPARED. Self-evaluation of practical experience 1: Objective(s) 1 o Students will self-evaluate their patient counseling standardized patient experiences.
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Peer evaluation of standardized patient practical #1: Objective (s) 1 o Students will choose a peer to evaluate their practical experience #1. Midterm: Objective(s) 1 – 7 o This will be a 50 minute, open-ended exam assessing knowledge from lectures given thus far in the semester. Practical experience 2: Objective(s) 1, 2, 5 – 7 o Students will be evaluated by standardized patients and will receive one of three possible grades: 20/ 20 points, 10/ 20 points, or 0/ 20 points. A summative evaluation will be derived based on the average of two clinical cases and will follow the following grading scale: A practical score > 73% will result in the student receiving 20 / 20 points A practical score > 60% but less than 70% will result in the student receiving 10/ 20 points A practical score < 60% will result in the student receiving 0/ 20 points Final exam: Objective(s) 1 – 7 o This will be a take home open-ended exam assessing knowledge gained throughout the semester. Student Evaluation of Courses and Faculty: o It is the professional responsibility of all students to participate in the end-of-semester course evaluation process and to complete faculty evaluations as they are posted throughout and at the end of the semester. All evaluations are posted to the class Blackboard page in Pulse and notification regarding these is sent out by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. F. Grading Home assignment 1 and 2: 2.5% each “Lost in Translation” assignment: 2.5% Lab participation: 25% Midterm: 18% Peer evaluation practical experience #1: 2.5% Self-evaluation of practical experience #1: 5% Practical experience #2: 20% Final exam: 20% Completion of course evaluation by the date/time noted by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: 2% Grading scale A+ 97.5-100 B+ 86.5-89.4 C+ 76.5-79.4 D+ 66.5-69.4
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A 92.5-97.4 B 82.5-86.4 C 72.5-76.4 D 62.5-66.4 A- 89.5-92.4 B- 79.5-82.4 C- 69.5-72.4 D- 59.5-62.4 F below 59.5 G. Teaching Methods Teaching methods used will include: lecture facilitated by PowerPoint ® and Turning Point ® technologies, in-class discussions, role-playing exercises, patient counseling simulations, case studies, group and pair learning exercises. H. Prerequisites: None I. Instructional Resources Recommended : Beardsley RS, Kimberlin Cl, Tindall WN. Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice: A Practical Guide for Students and Practitioners . 5 th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-6598-5 J. Additional course requirements and policies 1. Attendance requirements Attendance is required for the lab portion of the course AS WELL AS THE HEALTH LITERACY LECTURE SERIES . Failure to attend the health literacy lecture series will result in 20 percent decrease in your overall lab score
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Healthcare Communications and Patient Counseling Syllabus Fall 2012_8_27_12 (8)

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