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Fall 2017
May 30, 2024
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ENGL 22600 - Narrative Medicine
Credit Hours: 3.00. "Narrative Medicine" encompasses stories about the interior lives of doctors and medical professionals, the complexities of medicine past and present, and health-care for patients and their families. Ultimately, this course emphasizes the essential role of rhetoric and storytelling in the face of medical crisis and uses stories about illness and disability to explore the human condition. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: English

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Explain medicine from a humanistic perspective. 2. Explain contemporary health issues. 3. Define storytelling as an intellectual and empathic discourse. 4. Analyze fictional and factual narratives (stories).

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