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|MHUM 007 - The Problem of Suffering|
What does it mean to suffer? Why do some recoil from suffering while others cherish it? How do views of suffering vary across culture, religion, or philosophy? While these questions may seem esoteric and unanswerable, they become crucially important in the realm of medicine and healthcare. This course explores the problem of suffering through examination of the medical humanities, participating in reflective discussions, and tying it back to the clinical setting with real life clinical cases.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Seminar
Interdisciplinary Studies Department