AAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Section: 008 Cultural Aspects of Health Illness
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Other:
Theme
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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This course focuses on the health attitudes, beliefs, and practices of patients and health care professionals of culturally diverse populations in the United States. Select health/illness theories and those related to cultural adaptation, cultural change, cultural exchange, and cultural conflict will be introduced and applied to health care situations. Socioeconomic-political factors that influence health care delivery and health seeking behavior will be explicated. Emphasis will be placed on strategies to facilitate inter/intracultural communication and inter/intragroup dynamics in health care settings.

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AAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
002 (SEM)
P
27010
Closed
Wolv. Access
 
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W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
24299
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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F 12:00PM - 3:00PM
008 (SEM)
P
24797
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Class meets in 5915 BUHL, Med Science Building
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ISBN: 9780135035894
Cultural diversity in health and illness, Author: Rachel E. Spector., Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall 7th ed. 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780763757427
Multicultural health, Author: Lois A. Ritter, Nancy A. Hoffman., Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2010
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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