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HSCI 330 Holistic Health and Healing

This course provides a foundation for consideration of health and healing through the concept of holism. Issues of racism, equity, cultural humility, and cultural appropriation are emphasized. Specific ethnomedicine systems are explored and analyzed. Particular focus is placed on structural factors that influence individual and community health. Students examine holistic self-care from social, cultural, economic, political and historical perspectives. Application to daily life for individuals, families, and communities is explored, and potential for application in health care settings.
2 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 6, 2020 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • Describe concepts of holism, health and healing.
  • Compare and contrast the approaches of two ethnomedicine systems.
  • Develop two interventions to mitigate effects of personal and/or historical trauma
  • Analyze systemic racism in a specific healthcare situation.
  • Apply concept of cultural humility in a case study.
  • Apply concept of structural competence in a case study.
  • Analyze the concept of self-care from social, cultural, economic, political and historical perspectives.

Fall 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 Holistic Health and Healing Barkey, Jeanne M Books Course details