Interprofessional Course Offerings

The College of Health Professions offers a variety of Interprofessional Elective Courses designed to integrate students from across the health professions to explore the course through an interprofessional lens. All courses are listed in the online academic catalog.

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Interdisciplinary Seminars in Health Care

CHP 499 - 599 Interprofessional Care for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This course will use an active-learning interprofessional focus to learn about the neuroscience regarding development of ASD and clinical interventions for the benefit of clients with ASD. This course will use pre-class readings and in-class group case work to observe the roles of several professions in client advocacy and treatment. Special focuses will be on health care provider communication and collaboration, and client sensory sensitivities, behavioral, and medical needs. The wide range of severity with ASD will be appreciated, and varied levels of treatments will be discussed. (Spring - 1 credit)

CHP 499 - 599 End of Life Care

End-of-Life care presents healthcare professionals with many ethical challenges and dilemmas. Understanding ethical theories and ethical principles can provide a foundation for decision making. The goal of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with the tools necessary to make ethical decisions when providing care for patients at the end of their lives. Key ethical issues related to end-of-life care including, roles and responsibilities of allied health professionals, advance directives, euthanasia, medical futility, do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders, pain management, grief, spiritual considerations, physiologic changes, and considerations for pediatric patients that are examined. (Spring- 1 credit).

Contact Us

To register for one of these courses, please contact:

Katrina Gust | CHP Administrative Assistant
katrina.gust@pacificu.edu