Navajo Medical

NAVA 1150 (3)

Using a chart of the human body, students will locate and name the body part in question. In a primary care context, student will say phrases such as ‘breath in’, ‘breath out’, ‘show me where it hurts’, ‘open your mouth’, ‘say aaah’, and so forth. Historical narratives highlight the difference in beliefs of wellness. One such belief is that being fat is not seen as a health concern among some Navajos. Therefore, it’s essential to understand some of the beliefs to help a patient.

Does not satisfy language requirement of College of Arts and Sciences.

{Offered upon demand}

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