Humanities (HUM)

HUM-102  Cultural Studies in Healthcare  (3 credits)  

This course introduces students to professions within the US healthcare system, including the historical,systemic,political,and structural influences that shaped the culture of these professions. This includes professionals norms,values,and traditions as well as popular perceptons of the roles of the various professions within the United States healthcare system. Students learn how to analyze and contextualize various kinds of practices and behaviors that occur within health systems,professions,and between health professionals. Students develop skills necessary to navigate the cultural differences by health professions and to demonstrate competence when interacting within healthcare culture.