Informações sobre o curso
Improving health care for veterans has become a matter of national attention and has gained increasing attention from the medical community. With the current surge of veterans reintegrating into civilian society it is critical to improve the training of the next cadre of providers who will provide care for our veterans. It is widely known that veterans receive care in all aspects of the health system, thus providers in veteran focused care facilities, military health serves and civilian locals must be aware of the unique needs of veterans. It is perhaps even more important to educate civilian providers who may be unfamiliar with the unique physical, mental and emotional needs related to military service. Course Audience - all health professions learners, example: - medical students, resident physicians, dental students, - nursing students, advanced practice nurses, - social work, pharmacy student as graduate level learners - as well as any and all health professionals interested in veteran-centered care What You Will Learn: This course will provide learners the opportunity to engage with material to facilitate their understanding of the origins of Academic Medical Centers and Veterans Administration affiliations, recognize and manage the influence of bias, class, and power on the clinical encounter and self-reflect on their biases that particularly affect U.S. military veterans. This course also features several video clips from the acclaimed documentary, Where Soldiers Come From, directed by Heather Courtney. The views expressed in this course are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position or the policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the U.S. government.
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Sugerido: 7 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
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curso 100% online

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Sugerido: 7 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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6 hours to complete

Unit 1

Unit 1 highlights the relationship between Academic Medical Centers and Veterans Health Administration and provides an overview of knowledge of the military and basic demographic of U.S. veterans....
Reading
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
01.02 - Today's Veterans10m
01.03 - VA's Contribution to Medical Education15m
Introduction to Peer Assessments4m
End of Unit Evaluations0m
Reading2 readings
READ: Unit 1 Overview10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 1 Content Quiz20m
Unit 1 Evaluation Survey22m

2

Section
Clock
6 hours to complete

Unit 2

Unit 2 provides clear instruction on conceptual differences between determinants of health and health disparities and health care disparities; illustrate individual-based and system-based sources of health disparities for veterans....
Reading
3 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video3 videos
02.02 - Social Issues19m
02.03 - Systemic Causes of Health Care Disparities12m
Reading1 readings
READ: Unit 2 Overview10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 2 Content Quiz24m
Unit 2 Evaluation Survey18m

3

Section
Clock
8 hours to complete

Unit 3

Unit 3 outlines the fundamental principles of patient-centeredness and cultural competence in health care, provide tools to develop self-awareness of individual assumptions, stereotypes and biases that influence the medical encounter and deliver activities that help learners acknowledge the importance of patients’ values, culture, and beliefs in improving health care....
Reading
2 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Reading1 readings
READ: Unit 3 Overview10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 3 Content Quiz30m
Unit 3 Evaluation Survey36m

4

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Unit 4

Unit 4 illustrates the role of empathy in health care delivery, using key experiences, concerns and perspectives of U.S. military veterans as a clinical context. This unit also describes the relationship between medical history taking and health care delivery as well as develops knowledge in areas related to military and veteran centered care. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
04.02 - Military History Taking: Systemic Approaches to Addressing Veteran Health Concerns (Part 2)7m
Reading1 readings
READ: Unit 4 Overview10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 4 Content Quiz20m
Unit 4 Evaluation Survey32m

5

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Unit 5

Unit 5 allows learners to use everything they have learned and apply those principles to improving assessment and triage skills for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and identifying anxiety and depression....
Reading
2 videos (Total 18 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
05.02 - Reintegration9m
Reading1 readings
READ: Unit 5 Overview10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 5 Content Quiz20m
Unit 5 Evaluation Survey18m

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Section
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5 hours to complete

Unit 6

Unit 6 highlights the importance of partnership and collaboration across professional disciplines to enhance veteran centered to achieve optimal health. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video2 videos
06.02 - Where Soldiers Come From& the Impact of Combat Related Illnesses (Part 2)21m
Reading1 readings
READ: Unit 6 Overview10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 6 Content Exam10m
Unit 6 Evaluation Survey14m

7

Section
Clock
4 hours to complete

Unit 7

Unit 7 highlights the importance of partnership and collaboration across professional disciplines to enhance veteran centered care....
Reading
3 videos (Total 50 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
07.02 - Patient-Centered Medical Home23m
07.03 - Danielle Furgeson Interview11m
Reading2 readings
READ: Unit 7 Overview10m
Post-course Survey10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Unit 7 Content Quiz20m
Unit 7 Evaluation Survey36m
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Top Reviews

By CMMar 30th 2018

This is a wonderful course for people who are interested in healthcare sector and for those enlisting for medical streams in the American Armed Forces.

By JQAug 9th 2016

Great course and one that needs more emphasis for our health providers treating veterans!

Instructors

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Monica Lypson, M.D., M.H.P.E.

Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Healthcare System and Professor of Internal Medicine and Learning Health Sciences
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Paula Ross, Ph.D.

Director, Advancing Scholarship and Medical Sociologist

About University of Michigan

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