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Courses - Spring 2024
HLSA
Health Services Administration Department Site
Open Seats as of
02/24/2024 at 10:30 PM
HLSA484
Redesigning Health Care: Developing a Clinic to Meet Community Needs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must have completed a minimum of 60 credits.
Additional information: Selected class sessions will be on-site at local organizations such as Mona Clinic in Temple Hills, MD, HAIR Network shops in Hyattsville and the Sarvis Empowerment Cafe in Riverdale. The course also requires off-campus work at nearby locations.
Provides an opportunity for students to learn a key entrepreneurial skill, Human Centered Design Thinking, while helping to build, reshape, redesign and transform delivery of health care in the Mona Center, a new community center and clinic in Prince George's County. This new, modern vision for a health and wellness clinic embraces student involvement in designing, planning and contributing to innovative programs, solutions, and processes to improve the clinic's ability to meet community and patient needs by addressing the social determinants of health as well as traditional clinical health status. Students in the class will develop empathy for patients, providers and other stakeholders, define problems, select a specific problem for intervention, understand problems based on stakeholder input, ideate, reframe and suggest options to solve or address the problem, prototype solutions, test ideas, and make recommendations to inform implementation and ongoing measurement and monitoring of impact.