COM 116: Primary Health Care & Rural Health

Credits 2
Upon completion, students will be able to define the role of community medicine in promoting healthcare in the KSA, conceptually define the meaning and purposes of primary healthcare and community medicine and relate them to the healthcare systems in the Kingdom, realize the role of the primary care physician in community health and healthcare, develop supportive attitudes towards health concerns of local communities, learn about some of the scientific perspectives and basic methods of conducting community research relevant to common health problems in local communities and understand the role of epidemiology, and biostatistics in conducting roper community-based research.