HEAL 441 (3)
The promotion and maintenance of women’s health needs are emphasized in this course based on a social determinants of health perspective within the context of contemporary political economic realities. Historical influences as well as social, political, religious, cultural and economic factors that impact contemporary women’s health are explored and addressed. A lifespan perspective is engaged to consider gynecological health needs and sexuality from menarche to menopause. Course content also includes women’s roles in a complex, diverse, multicultural society. Learners will become more aware of self and the needs of women as consumers and providers in traditional and alternative health systems with a focus on becoming effective advocates for women’s health priorities. Prerequisites: HEAL 301, SOCI 101, 102.
Course Code: HEAL 441 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course