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History and Social Sciences

Health Care and Medicine in the Western World

Course Code: HIS-130

Course Description : Examines the historical development of health and medical care in societies from the ancient Greek to the modern American. Emphasis on scientific and technological advancement, care of the ill, treatment of disease and training of health care practitioners. Discussion of the values of each historical period and the relationships between social values, ethics and prescribed health care.

Department Description : History and Social Science

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0
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