MHA104 Sociology of Healthcare

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student with Wonderlic SLE min. cut score minimum 14 on test

Delivery Mode: Online
Textbook: The Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care in Canada: A Critical Approach, 1st Edition 2013 Nelson Publishing

Course Fees: $485.00 (with eTextbook)
Other Compulsory Fees: Registration Fee: $100.00, Shipping/Handling Fee $61.00
Additional Cost: Textbook $175.00 (Hard Copy)
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

In this subject, students will learn the three main areas in the field: the social patterning of health and illness, the social construction of health and illness, and the social organization of health care. Students will be introduced to structural functionalism, conflict theory and symbolic interactionism, and recent theories such as Foucaultian theory, postmodernism, Bourdiesian theory and sociology of the body.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Knowledge Competencies
Describe and illustrate the three main areas in the field of sociology of health, wellness, illness and healthcare in Canada including: the social patterning of health and illness, the social construction of health and illness, and the social organization of health care.

Become aware of the 6 dimensions of wellness (physical, social, spiritual, psychological, occupational and intellectual) for optimum wellbeing.

Outline and apply the principles of structural functionalism, conflict theory and symbolic interactionism, and the more recent theories such as Foucaultian theory, postmodernism, Bourdiesian theory and sociology of the body.