221.667.13 AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THE HEALTH OF NATIVE AMERICANS
Surveys the health status of American Indians and Alaskan Natives, including their special genetic, cultural, social, and biomedical characteristics. Examines Indian culture, relation of the individual to the group, and Indian concepts of health and disease, emphasizing the blending of traditional Indian healing with modern Western methods.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: describe the epidemiological, socio-economic, political, environmental and other factors that influence the health of American Indian and Alaska Native populations; apply interdisciplinary approaches to address these health issues.
- Mon 01/07/2013 - Fri 01/11/2013
- Monday 8:30 - 12:00
- Tuesday 8:30 - 12:00
- Wednesday 8:30 - 12:00
- Thursday 8:30 - 12:00
- Friday 8:30 - 12:00