Course Content and Outcome Guide for HE 212
- Posted by:
- Susanne Christopher
- Course Number:
- HE 212
- Course Title:
- Women's Health
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Course DescriptionWomen's Health Examines women's health issues from a local, national and international perspective exploring the impact of bio-psycho-socio-cultural factors on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and promotion of women's health.
Addendum to Course Description
Women’s Health is an emergent issue in our society. Traditionally, health research and issues focused on men with results being generalized to women. Increased recognition exists that women’s health has unique aspects that require distinct exploration, discussion and understanding.
Intended Outcomes for the course
2. Articulate the impact of medical research bias, androcentricity, overgeneralization and double standards on women’s health,
3. Demonstrate knowledge of gender specific health care needs for chronic, infectious and societal conditions which influence women’s health, and
4. Evaluate the relative efficacies of public health and medical model approaches in disease treatment and health promotion.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Critical analysis of material
Journaling and self assessment
Group problem solving
Class room activities and discussion
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- oral and written communication
- computer literacy
- calibration skills
- cooperative group work
reflective journal writing
collect qualitative and quantitative data
access current information
Analyze how social, cultural and historical perspectives influence a woman’s self perception of her personal health.
Increase health knowledge of current women’s health issues
Analyze how behaviors, beliefs, values and attitudes influence a woman’s current health status.