2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jan 20, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TH 274 - Religion, Poverty, and American Health Care

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: TH 201 . Explores the role of religions in American health care in the past and in the twenty-first century. This course focuses on social and communal foundations of health care through examination of social identity and its impact on delivery of care in a multicultural, cross-religious setting. Particular attention is paid to the changing roles of Catholic hospitals and non-profits in the context of limited resources and poverty. Students learn of innovative partnerships between religious groups and medical agencies in a way to provide culturally sensitive, sustainable health care in the rapidly changing twenty-first-century America.



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