Cultural Approaches to Health Care and Healing GHUM 1077


Our Cultural Approaches to Health Care and Healing course explores cross-cultural beliefs, practices and attitudes regarding health, sickness and healing. Learn about the influence of religion and moral concerns on notions of illness and healing in many cultures. Consider the interrelationship of traditional medicine, current alternative therapies in North America and the medical culture in the West.


Course Delivery Method:

This is a self-directed online course delivered via Blackboard Learn.

Attendance Requirements:

Remember that Continuing Education attendance requirements and closure dates differ from those for full-time college programs. Continuing Education courses do not have a reading (intersession) week.


You must have completed grade 12 English.

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Course Sections

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Liberal Studies Department

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.