Description: This course is an overview of the United States healthcare system related to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The focus of this course is to understand how to interpret and advocate laws and policies that influence the work done by public health work with American Indians and Alaska Natives with-and without disabilities. The course will cover some of the important federal, state, and tribal policies that have affected American Indians from youth to elders residing on reservation, Alaska Native villages, and urban communities. Including review of federal policies for individuals with disabilities and applicability of maintaining resilience, health, and rehabilitation. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2019 Fall 2019
Prerequisite: HS 501