Jul 23, 2024  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Focuses on the application of social work in a variety of health care settings and is designed to develop a beginning knowledge of: medical terminology, physiology, health care systems and insurance issues, community factors, the effect of illness and disease on the patient and family members, cultural and ethical issues.  Critical practice issues considered will include theories of health behaviors, patient’s rights, assessment and intervention, religion, sexuality and social problems that affect health care.  Class activities, group exercises and case studies will encourage students to exhibit skills of problem-solving and effective communication with both clients and other members of the health care team.

Prerequisites & Notes: 15 earned credits.

Credits: 3 cr.

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