Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHTH 114 - Seminar II

(TP/SS only)

Second of four seminars dealing with themes of professional issues, core values, and the development of a comprehensive portfolio. These courses will challenge the student to apply professional theme content during standardized patient scenarios and patient simulations. Themes for Seminar II: altruism, caring, compassion, and cultural competence in health care settings. PREREQUISITE(S): PHTH 101 , PHTH 102 , PHTH 104 , PHTH 112 , and PHTH 113 . COREQUISITE(S): PHTH 103 , PHTH 105 , and PHTH 116 . One hour each week. Formerly PT 114.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Interpret behavior to determine how altruism, compassion, and caring are demonstrated.
  • Describe effective coping mechanisms for grief and loss in individuals with chronic illnesses, psychiatric disorders, and or self-destructive behavior.
  • Apply principles of cultural orientation to maximize interpersonal and professional effectiveness by shifting locus of control, enlisting support, and improving self-efficacy and self-esteem.
  • Demonstrate communication and professional behaviors consistent with safe, legal, and ethical standards of practice during simulations and practical exams
  • Compose accurate clinical documentation following the simulated patient visit or practical exams.

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