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Approaches to Health Care in Hispanic Culture (HCI 220)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course introduces students to the history, vocabulary and practice of folk medicine in the Hispanic culture as well as cultural issues and vocabulary discrepancies among Spanish speaking cultures.  Students develop an understanding of Curanderismo and its impact in the medical setting as they create herb catalogues and apply interpreting and cultural-brokering skills to solving case scenarios.

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