Course Catalog » Medicine 170.49

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 170.49
Course Title: Native Health Elective
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: This elective offers an introduction to and overview of the health of Native American/Alaska Native communities. The course will examine both historical and political influences on Native health, as well as provide cultural context and examples of resilience within Indigenous communities. We start the course with a brief history of Native policies, including the development of the Indian Health Service. We will then discuss various disparities affecting Native communities (e.g. access to care).
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: M. Guy
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No