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Health: ST: Trad Mongolian Medicine

HLTH 195 TR1 (CRN: 61804)

2 Credit Hours

About HLTH 195 TR1

Introduction to the culturally appropriate and sustainable, integrated health system of Traditional Mongolian Medicine in Mongolia (TMM). Didactic content will include an introduction TMM; examine historical, environmental, social, and political forces that impact the health of Mongolians; visits to the hospitals, clinics, and rural health clinics.By discovering the ideologies, policies, and practices of culture and health care in a cross-cultural context, students will develop optimal health care practices for themselves.

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Dates: June 19 - July 14, 2017; Travel Dates: June 29 - July 17, 2017; Location: Mongolia; $3675 airfare from US to Mongolia and tuition are additional Students responsible for vaccinations and any other costs $500 non-refundable deposit due when admitted Open to undergrad, grad & CDE stud w/ instructor permission Info Sessions: 11/12 & 12/3 12:30-1:30pm; Old Mill 325 Instructor permission required; Pre and Post work required; Apply At: http://learn.uvm.edu/study-abroad/study-abroad-programs/

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Section Description

Didactic content will include an introduction TMM; examine historical, environmental, social, and political forces that impact the health of Mongolians; visits to the hospitals, clinics, and rural health clinics. By discovering the ideologies, policies, and practices of culture and health care in a cross-cultural context, students will develop optimal health care practices for themselves.

Section Expectation

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: • Analyze the complexity of Traditional Mongolian Medicine and integration with western medicine. • Examine complex interactions among social, medical, environmental, economic and political forces as they affect health care in Mongolia. • Explore the complex physical/psychosocial/spiritual impact of health, illness, and health care in Outer Mongolia • Identify common health problems and access issues for people living in rural Mongolia • Maintain professional, culturally conscious communication with populations, multi-disciplinary professionals and stakeholders. • Advocate for population health through policy development. • Increase understanding of these influences in their own lives, as well as others.

Evaluation

Readings and participation in class discussion, in-country Traditional Mongolian Medicine student assessment, self-care plan and daily journal, and post-travel reflective paper Analyze the literature on a health topic of your choice for the purpose of proposing next steps in research or program development for the Mongolian community.

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