ANCH 314 Interdisciplinary Community Oral Health Field Experiences Credits: 3

Students will practice skills/principles learned in Anchor I-II by participating in interdisciplinary community projects and clinical activities targeting Kansas City's urban and surrounding rural environments. Students will use strategies of assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation to improve existing, develop new, and reflect on service projects' purposes, methods, and consequences. Major emphases include team collaboration/leadership of civic action, community programming to enact measurable and meaningful change, respectful communication considering health literacy and associated disparities among patients and health care providers, to express ideas supporting wellness through improved oral health.

Prerequisites: Anchor I, Anchor II.