PMEDG 1678: Behavioral Medicine

Credits 1.5
This course is designed to introduce the podiatry student to behavioral medicine and important interrelationships between the mind, emotions, and physical health that they will encounter in daily practice. Emphasis is placed on the student’s role as an advocate and in referral management, development of skills in both understanding the patient and facilitating effective treatment in diverse patient presentations. Clinical cases, in-class exercises, and audiovisual presentations will enhance the student’s understanding and mastery of the material presented.