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NUR 161 Women at Risk: Health Care for Marginalized Women

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning Component.

Course Description: This course will focus on the health care challenges of marginalized women who are at risk for breast cancer. Students will gain an understanding of marginalized women, that is, women who lack voice, power, and access to health care due to socioeconomic status, lifestyle, and/or lack of resources. In addition, the students will study ways to assist these women. This course will enable the students to become advocates for marginalized women by becoming civically engaged with the initiatives of the American Cancer Association for screening for early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

3 credits