Investigate socio-cultural factors in the delivery of health care and rehabilitation services in an international context. Students examine, through experiential learning, discussion, and lectures, the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and socioeconomic status in shaping the health-related beliefs and behaviors of individuals in Ecuador. The program includes guest speakers, visits to selected health-related facilities (including clinics, special schools and programs, orphanages, disability related organizations, etc.), an exploration of living and working environments.
Amie Germain, Department of Occupational Therapy