Tompkins Cortland Community College

WGST120 - Women and Health Care

Health issues affecting women, and women's roles as consumers/recipients, and/or providers of health care are explored. Emphasis is placed upon historical events and social trends affecting contemporary health care, including the influence/impact/consequences of culture, religion, economics, politics, ethics, globalization, the environment, and medical knowledge on the roles of women in health and in illness. Discussions of women's health concerns across the life cycle are included. Global perspectives in women's health and multicultural health care concerns of women worldwide are studied. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. 3 credits. (3 Lec.). Fall semester.