Courses and Programs

Medicine for Spring 2019

MED6102
Critical Theory in Health & Society


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92964
Instructor(s): Brunger, Fern


Description
This course provides an in-depth examination of critical social science theory in relation to health. It focuses especially on theoretical questions of how one frames 'illness', 'health', 'healing' or 'medicine' as an object of study. Prerequisite: MED6220 (Introduction to Community Health)

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6225
Health Inequities and the Social Determinants of Health


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92966
Instructor(s): Traverso-Yepez, Martha


Description
The main purpose of this course is to explore in-depth how social, cultural, economic, and political forces, clustered under the conceptual development of the social determinants, influence people's health and the differentiated distribution of morbidity and mortality rates among populations.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

MED6288
Policy and Decision Making


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92968
Instructor(s): Audas, Richard P


Description
The overall aim of this course is to explore how Canadian policy, and health policy in particular, is developed, implemented, and evaluated. Throughout this course, students will gain an understanding of the complex factors and processes at play in the health policy arena in this country and have an opportunity to further develop skills in the areas of critical appraisal and policy synthesis.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

Contact

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