Unit: School of Nursing
Department: School of Nursing
Office location and address
225 Jeanette Lancaster WayCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
This course incorporates topics of local and national issues regarding America's historical problem with race, science, white privilege, and health care. The course surveys medical and scientific constructions of ideas about race, and it pulls threads from history (slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and Civil Rights eras) into the present by engaging in conversations with books and articles written by a diverse group of authors.
This course is designed to give students more in-depth knowledge and further training in the practice of historical research methods. Philosophical and theoretical approaches to the gathering and analysis of data will be covered, and practice in archival work, interpretation, and analysis of sources will be provided. The course is designed to further develop expertise in students who have a basic understanding of historical research.
Broadens, and then refines through historical analysis, the student's view and understanding of the current health care system. Explores the role that historical inquiry and analysis play in understanding the evolution and status of the health care system; the development of health professions (nursing and medicine) and institutions (hospitals and public health services); and the interplay of intellectual, social, economic, and political events that shaped the current health system. Prerequisite: Doctoral standing or instructor permission.
This course provides the student with opportunity to develop and refine research skills by participating in an ongoing research study. Students should plan on devoting 8 hours a week for each 9110 credit enrolled each semester. Students must register for GNUR 9110 for a total of 4 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and advisor.
A culminating experience that requires the student to plan and implement a research study of significance. Prerequisite: Permission of dissertation chair.