2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Mar 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

INTL 1140 - Health, Culture and Illness


Examines the importance of social and cultural factors in the field of medicine. It focuses on: provider self-awareness of health, illness, familiar folk remedies, traditional health beliefs and practices. Also investigated are the relationships between health care professionals, health institutions, patients, the organization and utilization of health services; the comparative examination of health systems from the cross-cultural perspective and the exception of healthcare illness as a social and cultural phenomena.