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Title: Native American Health Care:


1
Native American Health Care
  • In the U.S. Public Health Service/Indian Health
    Service
  • PHARM 4170-04
  • Fall 2003

2
Northern Navajo Medical Center
3
Course Coordinators
  • Larron S. Dolence, Pharm.D.
  • Northern Navajo Medical Center
  • (505)-368-7266
  • larron.dolence_at_shiprock.ihs.gov
  •  
  • Beverly Sullivan, Pharm.D.
  • barnone_at_uwyo.edu

4
Course Lecturers
  • LT Larron S. Dolence Pharm.D.
  • LT Latona Olic Pharm.D.
  • LT Melisa Stahlecker Pharm.D.
  • LT Kristi Ballinger Pharm.D.
  • Thad Koppenhafer Pharm.D.
  • LCDR Kimberly Knutson Pharm.D.
  • CAPT Glen Revere, MS, RD, CDE

5
Course Overview
  • Basic Overview
  • 1. Federal Governing Systems
  • 2. Health Care Issues
  • 3. Major Health Care Conditions

6
Goal
  • To increase the students awareness of unique and
    special considerations among Native Americans and
    Alaskan Natives when it comes to Health Care

7
How to Accomplish this?
  • Review
  • History and structure of the US PHS/IHS
  • Major health concerns among Native Americans
  • -Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, mental health
    and age-related issues
  • 3. Cultural values and traditional
    way-of-life/medicine

8
Course Objectives
  • Describe the history and organization of the U.S.
    PHS/IHS and its association with Native American
    Health Care
  • Describe the Native American population Origins,
    Distribution, and Diversity
  • Describe general health trends among Native
    Americans along with major health concerns

9
Course Objectives
  • Describe important considerations among Native
    Americans such as cultural diversity and
    traditional way-of-life/medicines and how they
    affect the provision of health care

10
Course Objectives
  • Develop an individual philosophy that will enable
    the student to grow personally and professionally
    into a practitioner that is better equipped to
    provide medical care to culturally diverse
    individuals
  • 1 Credit hour

11
Text
  • Text None required. Assigned article readings
    and class notes are available. Class note
    contents are based on 
  • Mullan, F, M.D., Plagues and Politics The Story
    of the United States Public Health Service. 1st
    edition. 1989.
  • Rhoades, ER ed., American Indian Health
    Innovations in Health Care, Promotion, and
    Policy. 1st edition. 2002.
  • Galloway, JM ed., Primary Care of Native American
    Patients Diagnosis, Therapy and Epidemiology.
    1st edition. 1998.

12
Grading Methods
  • A total of 250 points are possible in this course
  • Attendance- 50 points
  • Essay 1 - 50 points
  • Essay 2 - 50 points
  • Final Exam- 100 points

13
Essay 1
  • A health-related issue among Native Americans
  • Grammar and spelling-10 points
  • Organization and thought process-10 points
  • Description of health-related issue or problem-10
    points

14
Essay 1
  • Description of attempted solution(s) and
    students solution(s) to the issue or problem-10
    points
  • Knowledge of subject matter-10 points
  • (Include references at the end--a minimum of one
    required)

15
Essay 2
  • Topic Something the student has learned during
    the course
  • Grammar and Spelling-10 points
  • Organization and thought process-10 points
  • Description of preconceived assumptions the
    student had about PHS/IHS or Native Americans
    Health Care before taking this class-10 points

16
Essay 2
  • Description of how these preconceived assumptions
    the student had about PHS/IHS or Native American
    Health Care changed after taking the class-10
    points
  • Description of how this class will affect you in
    your profession after you graduate-10 points

17
Final Exam
  • A 100-point, 50-question multiple-choice exam
    will be given at the end of the final lecture.
  • The exam is cumulative and will cover any
    information presented during lecture, on class
    notes or in assigned readings.

18
Academic Dishonesty
  • This course abides by the University of Wyoming
    regulations governing academic dishonesty.
    Disciplinary action in such cases will be in
    accordance with those regulations

19
Disabilities Act
  • Students who are under the Americans With
    Disabilities Act will be required to contact Dr.
    Sullivan and the Course Lecturer as soon as
    possible in order for special accommodations to
    be arranged.

20
October 2
  • Course Introduction
  • Lecture 1 Historical Overview of U.S. Public
    Health Service
  • Lecture 2 History and Organization of Indian
    Health Service
  • Lecture 3 Major Health Concerns Among Native
    Americans 

21
October 9
  • Lecture 4 Diabetes Mellitus 
  • Lecture 5 Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Lecture 6 Nutritional Health and Related Issues

22
October 16
  • Lecture 7 Epilepsy, Neurological Diseases and
    Mental Health
  • Lecture 8 Alcoholism and Substance Abuse 
  • Lecture 9 Unintentional Injuries, Trauma and
    Emergency Care
  • Lecture 10 Asthma and other Respiratory
    Conditions

23
October 23
  • Lecture 11 Infectious Disease
  • Lecture 12 Mental Health and Related Disorders
  • Lecture 13 Women, Children and Pregnancy
    Aspects in Native American Health Care

24
October 30
  •  
  • Lecture 14 Health Care in the Native American
    Elderly/Traditional Native American Medicine 
  • Lecture 15 Special Cultural and Ethical
    Considerations
  • Conclusion Questions and course evaluation,
    Final Exam/Hand in Essays
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