This workshop instructs participants on the importance of a land acknowledgment, of connecting federal Indian policy to health outcomes, and of how American Indian and Alaska Native identity impacts health care access.
Oncologists conduct many difficult discussions with patients. This 8-module communication skills course follows the illness trajectory of a fictitious patient from diagnosis of advanced ovarian cancer to death.
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Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue and drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Academic medicine is on the front-lines by responding with new approaches to substance abuse, delivering pain management education, and more.
Despite sharing similarly sophisticated and holistic approaches to health, AIAN and indigenous populations experience alarming health inequities. There is a paucity of existing curricula that teaches about this unique population, and fewer opportunities for students and institutions to learn from an Indigenous worldview as it relates to health.
The number of emerging technologies that have the potential to significantly improve both educational delivery and patient care in the field of dental medicine is expanding at a rapid rate. Incorporation of these technologies into the curriculum is critical to the education of future dentists.