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Time limit: 45 days


Full course description

Course Overview:
We are excited to offer Missouri’s future rural physicians an online educational experience that brings contexts forward that are not always visible to the eye. Community Health Engagement and Outreach developed and designed five educational modules by leveraging expertise across various disciplines accessible across the University of Missouri campus and within MU Extension. The overall goal of interprofessional education is to increase capacity among medical students to practice team-based care post-graduation, and ensure patient-centered, coordinated care in rural areas.
MU Extension is a valuable resource for translating research to practice and highlighting community partnerships, nutrition, familial relationships, and accessing local community resources.

Learning Outcomes:
Students will learn about risk factors and effective interventions and resources taking into consideration a patient’s unique risk factors, social and physical environments that can be applied when they work in rural communities.

  • Health Inequities
  • Relationships as a Health Issue
  • Elder Mistreatment
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Food Security as a Social Determinant of Health

Sawiyyah Chanay, MPH, MCHES
Education Director
Community Health Engagement & Outreach
University of Missouri Extension 

Self-paced with 45 days to complete.

Community Health Engagement & Outreach

School of Medicine

Additional information:
Development of this course was funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $12,095,043 with 10 percent financed with nongovernmental sources (Grant # 6 T99HP33557-03-02). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. The HRSA grant, entitled An Innovative Model to Increase Primary Care Physicians for Rural and Underserved Missouri and led by Dr. Kathleen Quinn at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and University of Missouri Extension

University of Missouri Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have a disability and need accommodations in connection with participation in an educational program or you need materials in an alternate format, please notify your instructor as soon as possible so that necessary arrangements can be made.

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