Course Descriptions

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Health-Interprofessional, Faculty of Health and Social Development

HINT: Health-Interprofessional

HINT 110 (3) Applied Research in Health
Basic statistical concepts and procedures with the goal of developing statistical literacy in health care contexts. Includes the use of both descriptive and inferential statistical methods as well as an introduction to software used in quantitative data analysis. 3-0-0
HINT 231 (3) Pathophysiology for Health Sciences
Basic pathophysiology associated with selected diseases and disorders that are commonly encountered by health practitioners in Canada. Pathophysiology, etiology, as well as some of the signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests and treatments currently associated with each disorder. Credit will be granted for either HINT 231 or HKMN 335. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: All of BIOL 131, BIOL 133.
HINT 331 (3) Nutrition for Health Sciences
Introduction to the dietary requirements of nutrients and their related sources, metabolism, and functions. Nutrition in the context promoting health, preventing disease, and managing illness will be the focus, incorporating tools and knowledge about healthy food choices and dietary habits based on scientific evidence. Current nutritional issues will also be discussed. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: All of BIOL 131, BIOL 133.
HINT 408 (3) Cultural Safety in Health: Indigenous Perspectives
A critical exploration of cultural identity and racism (historical and contemporary) within health systems to help students develop competencies for improved sensitivity and responsiveness to Aboriginal people within health care, research, institutions, and community. Credit will be granted for only one of HINT 408 or HINT 508. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Third-year standing.
HINT 504 (3) Qualitative Methods: Interdisciplinary Health
Understanding the predominant approaches in qualitative health research. Knowledge and skills in conducting qualitative research, including methodology, research design, data collection, data analysis, and communication of findings.
HINT 508 (3) Cultural Safety in Health: Indigenous Perspectives
A critical exploration of cultural identity and racism (historical and contemporary) within health systems to help students develop competencies for improved sensitivity and responsiveness to Aboriginal people within health care, research, institutions, and community. Credit will be granted for only one of HINT 408 or HINT 508. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
HINT 512 (3) Special Topics in Interprofessional Practice
Seminar in special topics relevant to interprofessional practice not covered by other courses. Topics will vary.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
HINT 522 (3) Leadership in Human Service Organizations
Examines the theory and practice of leadership in human service organizations. Provides an in-depth understanding of the complex range of environmental, community, organizational, ethical, and professional contexts of managing or supervising in modern agencies.
HINT 524 (3) Interprofessional Practice Issues in Healthy Aging
Critical examination of multi-disciplinary theories, models, and concepts associated with healthy aging. Offers an understanding of the standards, roles, and contributions associated with various disciplines within interdisciplinary community-based health teams.
HINT 525 (3) Disabilities Studies and Interprofessional Health Care
Examination of disability studies and its relationship to clinical practice. Various theoretical frameworks used to understand disability and their implications for practice are critically examined.

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