Nursing: Global Health (Option 5)

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David Dwyer and Susan Mary Yadro

for students advised by the School of Nursing

Health Care Systems: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Lecture 1, 4:00–4:50 M; Discussion 305, 5:00–5:50 M
Introduction to Global Health
Lecture 1, 2:30–3:45 TR
Population Problems
Lecture 1, 9:55–10:45 MW; Discussion 309, 3:30–4:20 W

This FIG will take an interdisciplinary approach to examining current issues in health care and the delivery of care in various settings to diverse populations. Nursing 105: “Health Care Systems: An Interdisciplinary Approach” will focus on factors affecting health and the value placed on health, the delivery of health care in different settings, and the roles of various professionals in the healthcare system.

Nutritional Sciences 203: “Introduction to Global Health” — Introduces students to global health concepts through multidisciplinary speakers dedicated to improving health through their unique training. It targets students with an interest in public health and those who wish to learn how their field impacts their global issues.

Sociology 170: “Population Problems” — Social, economic, and political problems affected by birth and death rates, population size and distribution, voluntary and forced migration. World ecology, limits to growth, economic development, international conflict, environmental quality, metropolitan expansion, segregation by age, race, and wealth. Policies affecting reproduction, nuptiality, morbidity, mortality, migration.

This FIG is designed for students considering an application to the Nursing Program in the School of Nursing; courses in this FIG have been carefully selected to fulfill requirements for the Nursing Program. Acceptance into the School of Nursing is dependent on a number of factors including completion of specific courses and meeting minimum grade-point average requirements. If you are interested in this academic path, please meet with an advisor from the School of Nursing to get full information.