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as of 6/20/2019

BODY, MIND AND MEDICINE: A DISSECTION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectHealth Sciences
Number & Suffix: 102
Full UC Title: BODY, MIND AND MEDICINE: A DISSECTION 
Transcript Title: BODY/MIND &MEDICINE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores three different ways of knowing the body and mind in sickness and in health, and how those ways of knowing translate into ways of doing. Starting from the perspective of the present day, students explore the biomedical, bio-psychosocial, and plural models through a dialogue between the past and the present, the historian, the scientist, and the practitioner. This course provides a broad survey of the history of medicine from Ancient Greece to the post-industrial present, as well as knowledge of contemporary medical culture and organization. The course highlights the spaces and places of medical practice - the institutions and organizations where sick bodies and unsound minds have been treated. From the home to the hospital, from the asylum to the courtroom, from the operating theater to the birthing room, students explore historical and contemporary medicine from the perspective of the professionals and patients who have inhabited these places. The course also immerses students in the materiality of medicine through the use of the university's collections, as well the world-class collections of historical patient records that are publicly accessible in Melbourne. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BODY, MIND, AND MEDICINE: A DISSECTION 
Partner University Department: Health Sciences 
Partner University Course Number: UNIB20013