Honors Global Perspectives on Health

NURSE-UN 9, 4 Credits, (Spring)

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to nursing in the context of global health and global health competencies. Students will examine the major causes of morbidity and mortality and their variations between high-, middle-, and low-income regions, as well as major public health efforts to reduce healthcare disparities globally. The effects of globalization on health, health systems, and the delivery of healthcare will be discussed. Students will also focus on social, economic, and environmental determinants of health. The topics of health equity, social justice, and sociocultural and political awareness, and their impact on global health, will also be explored.