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Presentations Explaining Field Placement


PowerPoint presentations explaining various aspects of the Field Placement course are provided in PDF format. Most of these presentations were developed for 18279 MPH Field Placement Preparation, so they include information specific to that course, such as assignments and due dates.

For Site Preceptors
Information for Sites & Preceptors

For Students (from Field Placement Preparation Course)
Introduction to Field Placement Preparation
Field Placement and Public Health Career Opportunities
IRB Review Processes for MPH Students
Contacting Sites
Developing a Project
Developing your Proposal - Part 1
Developing your Proposal - Part 2
Implementing your Field Placement
Completing your Field Placement

 

Information for Sites & Preceptors

  • Provides information pertinent to organizations interested in hosting an MPH student's field placement
  • Explains the persons involved in a student's field placement, including the site preceptor
  • Describes the preceptor's responsibilities

 

Introduction to Field Placement Preparation

  • Introduces the field placement coordinator and guest lecturer 
  • Provides an overview of the field placement requirements, including the different team members 
  • Explains the purpose and objectives of the field placement preparation course as well as the course schedule and expectations

 

Field Placement and Public Health Career Opportunities

  • Describes how to utilize your field placement to enhance your career 
  • Focuses on identifying your interests and opportunities for further development 
  • Provides tips on writing resumes and CVs as well as samples

 

IRB Review Processes for MPH Students

  • Provides general information about IRBs and the IRB consultant review of your field placement proposals
  • Describes how to determine whether your project will need to go through a formal IRB review process
  • Explains general IRB review processes at MCW and elsewhere

 

Contacting Sites

  • Advises you regarding appropriate organizations at which to conduct a field placement
  • Provides examples from previous students
  • Recommends methods of communicating with potential sites

 

Developing a Project

  • Explains how to develop an action learning project with your site
  • Describes appropriate projects and collaborative development
  • Provides examples of previous students’ projects
  • Outlines the preparatory responsibilities of each team member as well as the logistics of the first team meeting

 

Developing your Proposal – Part 1

  • Describes how and when to submit your proposal
  • Explains the first three sections of the proposal form: contact information, timeframe and logistics, and project description

 

Developing your Proposal – Part 2

  • Explains the last three sections of the proposal form: chart of competencies and learning objectives, responsibilities, and agreement and approval
  • Describes the organization of the chart as well as how to write learning objectives, identify competencies, and determine evidence

 

Implementing your Field Placement

  • Describes what must occur in order to be eligible to start your field placement
  • Outlines your course responsibilities as you work on your project

 

Completing your Field Placement

  • Provides a timeline of responsibilities
  • Explains the final course requirements, including the submission of an action learning project summary report, powerpoint presentation, and final evaluation as well as participation in an exit interview
   

 

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