Minor in Women's Health {17-18} - Women's and Children's Health

Course Code
COMH 301  Credits
Title Women's and Children's Health 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The course will address the dynamic health status of women and children within the family, community and health care system. Emphasis will be placed on theories and principles which result in a foundation for critical thinking, application of research, and use of knowledge as it relates to caring for children and families from diverse cultures and environments. Students will develop an understanding of the status of women's and children's health with emphasis on nutrition, common diseases, and health indicators. The laboratory portion of the course will reinforce the lecture content and address women's and children's health in practice, gender-specific nutrition, gender differences in anatomy and physiology and epidemiology of diseases important to women and children.