Ahmad Hanani
Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Assistant Professor
Email Address
[email protected]
Office Phone
(+970) 9 2345113 Ext. 2745

    Ahmad Hanani

    Nature of Work
    Academic
    Profession
    Assistant Professor
    Email Address
    [email protected]
    Office Phone
    (+970) 9 2345113 Ext. 2745
      Behavioral Science - 7227201
      Course Title
      Behavioral Science
      Course Number
      7227201
      Instructor Name
      Ahmad Hanani
      Contact Information
      [email protected]
      Semester(s) and academic year(s)
      First Semester 2
      Compulsory / Elective
      Compulsory
      Course Description

      The behavioral medicine course focus on the basic theoretical and major practical aspects and complexities of health practitioners' performance with others concerning their health issues. The course highlights the ways in which the doctor-patient relationship is at the core of medical care and is significantly impacted by the cultural background, history, and current status of the patient and the self-awareness, attitude, and professionality of the physician. The course explores a number of social psychological dynamics to medical behavioral issues as it tackles a number of topics such as the holistic model, human development, addictions, quality life management, stress, and diseases.

      Course Objectives

      Behavioral medicine course is designed to provide an overview of the development & integration of knowledge in the behavioral, psychological, biological, and social sciences that are relevant to health and illness.

      Intended learning Outcomes and Competences

      Demonstrating the ability of the practice for the biopsychosocial model during the patient care

      Gaining the skills for an understanding of positive building doctor-patient relationship.

      Distinguish between normal behavior and abnormal behavioral according to psychosocial theories

      Gain skills of human psychosocial development to understand patients needs during childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and elderly

      Demonstrate ability to carry out a minor research-based project

      Working with other colleagues and working effectively in groups

      Understanding how to deal with psychosomatic patients

      Demonstrate the ability to apply ethical principles in decision-making

      Textbook and References

      Behavioral Medicine in primary care,2nd Ed. Feldman and Christensen
      Human Behavior: An introduction for medical students,3rd Ed. Stoudemire. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Encyclopedia of Behavioral Medicine. The British Journal of General Practice
      The Biopsychosocial model of general practice: rhetoric or reality by C Dworick, C May, M Richardson and P Bundred 1996 .The University of Liverpool. UK

      Assessment Criteria
      Activity Percent (%)
      Mid. Term Exam 30%
      Projects 20%
      Final Exam 50%