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R. Patricia Herring, PhD
Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
3/2010 - 6/0000

HPRO 537 C Community Program Lab (Every Spring Quarter)

9/2009 - 3/2006

HPRO 537A Community Programs Labarotory [Every Fall Quarter]


Marketing, implementing, and evaluating community-based programs which the students developed in HPRO 537A; preparing program results for dissemination at public health professional conferences.

9/2009 - 12/2006 HPRO 589 Qualitative Research Methods
The emphasis is on the application of qualitative methods, instrument design, sampling, data collection, analysis and reporting. Its focus is on public health issues, ethics, and theory building. The labortory includes supervised needs assessment, in selected community settings.
9/2009 - 11/2009 HRPO 536 Program Planning & Evaluation
Introductory course utilizing the planning cycle in addressing public health problems. An analysis of trends in health care planning. Application of planning cycle to selected topics. Overview of evaluation design, methodology, and instrument development for health education programs.
1/2006 - 3/0000

HPRO 537A Community Programs Labarotory [Every Fall Quarter]


The students are given the opportunity for curriculm design and materials development based on collected needs assessment. They consider learning styles, preferences, and educational levels of identified learners. They have the opportunity to collaborate with multiple agencies and community-based organizations.

1/2006 - 3/0000

HPRO 538 Health Education Program Development [Every Winter Quarter]


The use of the PRECEDE/PROCEED Model to design, implement, and evaluate health educational programs in a variety of settings: community, school, worksite, and health-care. The application of the educational process includes developing program and learner objectives, selecting appropriate interventions based on learning theories, and developing learner-centered instructional strategies for specfic priority populations.

1/2006 - 3/2006 HPRO 584 Aging & Health
Analysis of the physical, pscychological, and social factors which influence the health of the aging population. Includes the theories of aging, age-related changes, acute and chronic health problems of aging, medication use, long-term care, and other aging issues.
3/2005 - 6/2005 HPRO 537B
Design of marketing and evaluation plans for community-based health education program. Implementation and evaluation of programs developed during HPRO 537A.
1/2005 - 3/0000

HPRO 537B: Community Programs Lab [Every Winter Quarter]


Curriculum design and materials development based on learning style, preference, and educational levels of learners identified during needs assessment. Opportunities to collaborate with multiple agencies and health education providers.

1/2005 - 3/2005 HPRO 538: Health Education Program Development
Use of the Precede/Proceed Planning Model to design, deliver, and evaluate professional health education programs in a variety of settings: school, worksite, medical care, and community. Application of the educational process involving setting behavioral and learner objectives, selecting appropriate interventions based on learning theories, and developing learner-centered instructional strategies for specific target populations.
1/2005 - 3/2005 HPRO 584: Aging and Health
Analysis of the physical, psychological, and social factors which influence the health of the aging population. Included are theories of aging, age-related changes, acute and chronic health problems of aging, medication use, and long-term care issues.
9/2004 - 12/2010

HPRO 589: Qualitative Research Methods [Every Fall Quarter}


Application of qualitative methods to instrument design, sampling, and data collection. Focus on public health issues, ethics, and theory building. Supervised needs assessment in a selected community.

9/2001 - 12/2004

SHCJ 401 Essentials of Public Health Practice


Essential issues in public health, including history from ancient times to HMO's; definitions; organization and infrastructure; functions, practices, programs and services. Contributions of important public health practioners. Political, social and econimic considerations of public health problems.

Administrative Teaching Roles
 
9/2009 - 9/0000

Coordinator of Maternal and Child Health Program

7/2006 - 6/0000

Internship Coordinator


I was the Internship Coordinator for the DrPH Program in Preventive Care, until 2007.

I am the Field Practicum Coordinator for the MPH and MCH programs. [Starting 2006 to Present]

7/2004 - 6/0000

Student Advisement


Advise at least 10-15 students year long, including MPH and DrPH. Total number varies each quarter as new students enter the programs.

Instructional Prep of New Material
 
1/2006 - 3/2006 HPRO 584 Aging & Health
Developed new class with syllabus including course description, objectives, and content structure. Reviewed and adopted appropriate textbooks and solicted the help of several guest speakers who were experts in various areas related to aging.
1/2005 - 3/2005 New Course
New course, HPRO 585 Aging & Health-- developed syllabus, weekly lectures, etc.
1/2005 - 3/2005 Syllabus Revision
Revised syllabus for HPRO 538. Major revisions based on new edition to major textbook
9/2004 - 12/2004 Adopted new text material
Adopted a new textbook for SHCJ 401, lectures had to be updated and revised
9/2004 - 12/2004 Course restructure
Re-structured the lab requirements for Qualitative (HPRO 589), new edition of textbook
9/2004 - 12/2004 Syllabus Revision
Revised syllabus for HPRO 537, for same reason?new edition of textbook