NURS 3500: A Cultural Experience in the Art of Healing (3)

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A course designed to provide nursing students from all three levels with an opportunity to experience healthcare delivery within the Navajo culture. Students will spend ten days to two weeks on a Navajo reservation in Arizona participating in health care delivery as appropriate to their level of study. Observational and practice opportunities will be offered in an acute care hospital setting, an outpatient setting, public health nursing, and clinical settings. Students will experience the delivery of health care in a system where Western medicine is integrated with traditional healing practices of the Navajo Indian and cultural-based medicine.