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Community Engagement & Service

Our graduates will demonstrate knowledge of community factors that influence individual, community and public health and will gain both perspective and experience through service-learning activities within local or global community settings.

Expand the entries below to learn more about benchmarks in these competencies.

 CES -1

Demonstrate knowledge of social determinants and their historical origins, particularly those rooted in structural racism, that influence the health of individuals and communities.

  • Does Not Meet: Cannot identify social determinants nor the historical practices that affect individual, community, public or global health.
  • Phase 1 Benchmark: Can identify and describe social determinants that can affect individual, community, public or global health, as well as their historical origins.
  • Phase 2 Benchmark: Recognizes social determinants that can affect individual, community, public or global health within the clinical context of patient care.
  • Phase 3 Benchmark: Utilizes information to generate a hypothesis and plan for patient care, effectively addressing factors that may enhance or detract from individual, community, public or global health.
  • Aspirational Behavior: Utilizes knowledge to generate and execute a plan to improve an individual's health by comprehensively identifying and addressing those factors that affect individual, community, public or global health.

 CES - 2

Demonstrate knowledge and application of strategies to mitigate the effects of social determinants, particularly structural racism, in the clinical setting and in partnership with individuals or communities to advocate for improved health.

  • Does Not Meet: Does not demonstrate knowledge or use of strategies to advocate for or collaborate with individuals or communities for improved health.
  • Phase 1 Benchmark: Can identify and demonstrate strategies to advocate for or collaborate with individuals or communities to improve health.
  • Phase 2 Benchmark: Can implement patient level screening strategies and identify community resources to address social need.
  • Phase 3 Benchmark: Can identify the structural determinants of health to effectively advocate for or collaborate with individuals or communities for improved health.
  • Aspirational Behavior: Applies skills to effectively advocate for or collaborate with individuals or communities for improved health.

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