Course Detail
4.0 - 6.0
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Course Attribute:
Community Engaged Learning
This is a course offered through the University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics and is available to junior and senior level undergraduate and graduate students. The course requirements include a 1-hour/week in-person class/session and 6-12 hours/week screening patients and families for social needs and connecting them to community resources at Primary Children’s Hospital. Students who participate in this course work in a clinical setting as a community resource liaison expert, gain an in-depth exposure to community resources, and develop relationships with Department of Pediatrics faculty and community leaders who support individuals with social needs. Students will receive 4 credit hours for 6 hours/week clinical work, 5 credit hours for 9 hours/week, or 6 credit hours for 12 hours/week. Students interested in taking this class must complete an application and must have completed PED 5900 Clinical Research Methods and Practice I course. Please email for an application. The student must also complete paperwork for hospital access before the start of the semester. Information regarding the aforementioned hospital access paperwork and course orientation will be published on Canvas and sent to each student's Umail account about one month prior to the semester start date. Please check Canvas and Umail frequently for further updates.