Demonstrate professional attitudes and behaviors; perform in an ethical manner in dealings with others. All PHS curricula require personal integrity and the adherence to the highest standards of professional conduct.
In addition, students in the PHS Program including those in the MPH Program will need to perform the following essential cognitive, affective, and psychomotor functions, with or without reasonable accommodations: Process, retain, and integrate information from the following types of sources: oral delivery by instructor(s) or student(s); blackboard data and diagrams; printed material (handouts, journals, manuals, books, medical records, computers, computer print-outs); PowerPoint presentations; overhead transparencies; slides; film and video segments; audio recordings; live demonstrations; one-to-one and group interactions in the classroom; internet based or teleconferences; lab equipment, and machinery; evaluation and intervention tools; and community-based preventive activities
Complete coursework that may require: independent mobility to various locations on and off campus and other geographic areas; individual, partnered, or group efforts; satisfactorily following written or oral instructions; recording personal opinions, knowledge, or ratings; verbalizing personal thoughts, feelings, and other opinions; instruction of others; presenting oral reports; facilitating group discussions; role playing; managing time effectively; exposure to hazardous materials; and working with individuals with infectious diseases and terminal illnesses; working in potentially life threatening situations or with such agents.
Take and pass in a timely fashion scheduled and pop quizzes, exams, practical demonstrations or other field assessments in a variety of formats.
During the PHS educational experiences including those of the MPH Program, the student may be required to attend class or other learning sessions that meet at times other than conventional workday hours such as during the evening hours or on weekends. Students must be able to physically attend classes of up to three hours duration. Required learning experience may also involve relocation to other sites in Texas or surrounding states at the student’s expense.