Course Number: HSC331

PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF CHRONIC ILLNESS ON PERSON AND ENVIRONMENT

Chronic illness affects and is affected by individuals, their families, communities, cultures, and society. Students will learn how to critically examine these complex interactions from both theoretical and practical perspectives. This course explores the psychological and social aspects of chronic illnesses, with an emphasis on empowerment of people living with chronic illness. Students will also develop an understanding of stigma in the experience of chronic illness. Emphasis will be placed on connecting individuals, families and communities with resources to successfully manage chronic conditions.

Prerequisite: None

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Section Format Hours Level Term Length
30069542 Online 3.0 Upper January 8 weeks
30069549 Online 3.0 Upper May 8 weeks
30069550 Online 3.0 Upper August 8 weeks
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