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HMN 713 Medical Humanities (5) Medical Humanities introduces the first-year student of medicine to topics which explore questions of value and meaning in and around medicine.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: enrollment in the College of Medicine  

HMN 740 Folk and Alternative Health Systems (2.5) Critical examination of alternative/folk health systems and some of the ways in which they influence current health care delivery.
Effective: Spring 1999
 

HMN 741 Education for Physicians on End of Life Care (EPEC) (2.5) This course introduces the essential clinical competencies required to provide quality end-of-life care.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: This humanities elective course requires the student to have successfully completed "Medical Humanities" (Year I) and "Ethics and Professionalism" (Year II) as well as successful completion of all required third-year medical school courses.  

HMN 742 Putting It Into Words: A Right-Brain Retrospective of Formative Moments in Medical School (PIW) (2.5) This creative writing workship requires MS IVs to convey their reflections as medical students in a variety of genres which, collectively, result in a portfolio and publication.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: good standing as MS IVs  

HMN 743 Graphic Storytelling and Medical Narratives (2.5) In this course, students will explore the use of graphic storytelling (or Comics) as a medium for communicating medical narratives.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

HMN 744 Humanities: Patients as Teachers, Students as Filmmakers Video Project: TheVideo Slam (2.5) This course teaches medical students about the full impact of illness and serious procedures on patients and their families.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of third year of medical school  

HMN 745 Medicine and Ethics Under Pressure (2.5) This course explores situational and systemic challenges to ethical behavior in biomedical research and the practice of medicine.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

HMN 746 CAM and Integrative Holisitic Medicine (2.5) This course presents current topics in Integrative Holistic Medicine and discusses the trasition from Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: successful completeion of all third year core clerkships  

HMN 747 Contemporary Issues in Bioethics (2.5) In this course, students will conduct in-depth examinations of current issues in bioethics. Topics will include. Organ transplantation; PVS & the Value of a Human Being; Childhood Immunizations; Mistakes; What Counts as Medically Necessary?; Child Abuse; Physician-Assisted Death; Genetics.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: successful completeion of all third year core clerkships  

HMN 748 Controlling Human Heredity: Lessons From History (2.5) This course reviews the key steps in the development of our thoughts and practices relating to childbirth and medical genetics over the past 400 years.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year clerkships  

HMN 749 Sufferers and Healers: Lessons From History (2.5) This course reviews the key steps in the development of medicine from its supernatural beginnings steeped in magic and religion through the creation of medical science.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year clerkships  

HMN 750 Creativity, Art, and Healing (CAH) (2.5) This course introduces students to the core components of the creative arts and healing.
Effective: Fall 2009
Prerequisite: successful completion of all third year core clerkships  

HMN 751 The Narratives of Aging: Exploring Creative Approaches to Dementia Care (2.5) This course invites students to examine brain aging in an historical and cultural context, and contrast dominant reductionist understandings of dementia with a more humanistic, biopsychosocial model of care resurgent in recent years that places greater relative emphasis on the remaining strengths, capacities, and creativity of persons with dementia rather than focusing on deficits and losses.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year core clerkships  

HMN 752 Chronic Disease and the Self (2.5) Utilizes published autobiographical patient narratives and live patient interviews to explore the impact of illness.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: successful completion of the first three years of medical school  

HMN 753 Finding 'Right' Answers: Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Medical Practice (2.5) At the end of the four weeks students will be equipped with four cognitive frameworks for thinking about and solving ethical issues in their clinical practice.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year core clerkships  

HMN 754 The Practice of Virtue in Medicine (2.5) This course requires the student to study and recognize the great human virtues and to learn to practice virtue in medicine.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year core clerkships  

HMN 755 The Compassionate Surgeon (2.5) This course, intended for students pursuing residency in surgically-based specialties, seeks to explore the interactions that occur between patient and surgeon, from both perspectives, through group discussions, simulated patient scenarios, real patient encounters, and assigned reading.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

HMN 756 Jazz and the Art of Medicine (2.5) This is a course that focuses on improving learners' patient-physician communication through building skill in improvisation.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year core clerkships  

HMN 757 "Are You Listening?" Developing Effective Communication With Our Patients (5) Effective communication with patients is a vital skill for every physician. This course will delve into the interpersonal space between physician and patient.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year core clerkships  

HMN 758 Documentary Filmmaking About Innovations in Patient Centered Care (5) Students make short documentary films about innovations that make care more patient centered.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: successful completion of all required 3rd year core clerkships  

HMN 796 Individual Studies (1-15) Studies outside the scope of formal courses, supervised on an individual basis.
Effective: Spring 1988
Prerequisite: permission of department chairman  

HMN 797 Special Topics (1-6) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Spring 1988
 

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