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Interested in Global Health? Humanitarian Aid? Community Engagement? Responsible Community Development?
Consider Shoulder to Shoulder Global and its corresponding class: Interprofessional Teamwork In Global Health. 
Shoulder to Shoulder Global Offers a for-credit class which provides lectures on STSG and global health, medical interpreting, community development, medical anthropology as well as lectures focused specifically on the health and environment in Ecuador.
This course in interprofessional education and practice is designed as a companion to the Shoulder-to-Shoulder Global Ecuador health brigade or other similar immersion experiences to provide students with an opportunity to work effectively as an interprofessional team in an international or other community setting to promote positive, holistic health outcomes for individuals and communities. Enrollment in this course requires permission of the Course Faculty from the student’s respective college.
The face-to-face portion of this course represents one credit hour.  The brigade portion of this course represents one credit hour.  Students enrolled in this course for more than two credit hours will need to work with their respective College/Program Faculty to determine the requirements beyond what is described in the syllabus that are needed to satisfy the course requirements.
At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate values and ethics for interprofessional practice when serving patients and communities in a global health and or education resource- limited access setting.
  2. Describe roles and responsibilities of members of the interprofessional health care and or education team in serving patients and populations in a global health or other resource-limited setting.
  3. Demonstrate skills in interprofessional communication with members of the health care /education team, and with patients and families from diverse populations.
  4. Demonstrate team and relationship-building values and principles necessary to perform effectively when working within healthcare teams and/or educational teams; demonstrate the ability to function within the various roles essential to planning and delivering patient/population-centered care in a resource-constrained setting. 

Below are links to some of our lectures as well as links to other resources you might find interesting! Enjoy!