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Health Sciences (HESC) Graduate Courses Listing - Indigenous Health in Canada

Health Sciences 5214 Indigenous Health in Canada
Students will be introduced to issues in Indigenous/Aboriginal Health, with a particular focus in the Canadian geography. Students will develop an understanding of the impacts of colonization and the social determinants on the overall health and illness of Indigenous peoples. A key component is reflection on the significance of decolonizing approaches to research and practice, cultural awareness and development of skills to provide culturally safe care.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the Master of Health Sciences and Master of Public Health programs. Students who have previous credit in Health Sciences 5710 with topic title "Indigenous Health in Canada" may not take Health Sciences 5214 for credit.