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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHC6233

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2016-08-02
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Add CP PHC 6232 (concurrent requisite - may be taken before or at same time as PHC 6233). Note that the existing prerequisite remain as is.
Comments: Elective - PH: GHH. To GC. Form incomplete. Emailed 5/10/16. Back to edit queue. Updated 5/20/16 - GC Approved To Sys 5/20/16. To SCNS after 5/27/16. Apprd eff 8/2/16


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5274 2015-09-24
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Global Health PH 640800
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Ismael Hoare 8139747162 ihoare@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    PHC 6233 Current Challenges in the Humanitarian Field

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Current Chall in the Hum Field
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    - 0

    Prerequisites

    PHC 6230 and PHC 6231

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course is designed to develop or improve the skills of persons interested in providing health services in humanitarian emergencies. It covers leadership skills

    needed for the challenges of humanitarian work, crisis, & organizations, humans rights.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    By the end of the course participants will be able to:

    1) Apply leadership skills to overcome challenges in humanitarian assistance;

    2) Discuss how advocacy and neutrality questions/issues inform humanitarian work;

    3) Identify factors that may influence the mental health of humanitarian

    workers;

    4) Communicate effectively with the media to disseminate accurate information;

    5) Apply principles of International Human Rights to interact with prisoners and

    torture victims;

    6) Discuss the socioeconomic, political, logistical, cultural, medical and

    psychological aspects of repatriation and reintegration of displaced populations;

    7) Describe the role humanitarian organizations play in the transition from conflict to

    peace;

    8) Discuss how a society moves from the emergency response to social and

    economic stabilization;

    9) Develop a table top exercise or write a case study for a humanitarian crisis.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the course participants should be able to:

    1) Apply leadership skills to overcome challenges in humanitarian assistance;

    2) Discuss how advocacy and neutrality questions/issues inform humanitarian work;

    3) Identify factors that may influence the mental health of humanitarian

    workers;

    4) Communicate effectively with the media to disseminate accurate information;

    5) Apply principles of International Human Rights to interact with prisoners and

    torture victims;

    6) Discuss the socioeconomic, political, logistical, cultural, medical and

    psychological aspects of repatriation and reintegration of displaced populations;

    7) Describe the role humanitarian organizations play in the transition from conflict to

    peace;

    8) Discuss how a society moves from the emergency response to social and

    economic stabilization;

    9) Develop a table top exercise or write a case study for a humanitarian crisis.

    C. Major Topics

    Section 1 – Introduction to the course

    Section 2 – Leadership

    Section 3 – Mental Health of Workers in the Humanitarian Field

    Section 4 – Health issues for expatriates

    Section 5 – Working with the Media

    Section 6 - Prisoners & Torture

    Section 7 – Demobilization/Decommissioning of Combatants

    Section 8 – Care of the War Wounded

    Section 9 – Conflict and Resolution

    Section 10 – Transition from Peace-keeping to Peace Building

    Section 11 & 12– Economic and Social Stabilization

    Section 13 – Crises and Challenges

    Section 14 – Overview

    D. Textbooks

    Barnett, T.P.M. (2005). The Pentagon’s New Map: Blueprint for Action. New York:

    Berkley Books.

    Cahill, K. M. (Ed.). (2003a). Basics of International Humanitarian Missions. New

    York: Fordham University Press.

    Cahill, K. M. (Ed.). (2003b). Emergency Relief Operations. New York: Fordham

    University Press.

    Cahill, K. M. (Ed.). (2003c). Traditions, values, and humanitarian action. New York:

    Fordham University Press.

    Collier, P.(2007), The Bottom Billion, Oxford University Press (2007).

    Forstchyen, W. (2009). One Second After. A Forge Book Publication. New York.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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