Healing Words: The Literature of Healthcare (HMNT325)


Prerequisite Courses

Course Memo

This course is a study of literature that encourages examination of the healthcare profession from the perspective of the healthcare provider and the patient. The course is an exploration of literature of medical, ethical, and spiritual issues within cultural and social contexts. Reading and writing assignments and projects include the examination of contemporary issues such as patient care, the prolonging of life, euthanasia, AIDS, and the relationship between the mind and healing. (Fall)