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Community Health Promotion Foundation: Healthcare & Health Promotion - FNMI Populations


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This foundation course is an introduction to healthcare and health promotion in the context of Canadian First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNMI) populations. Topics include the key concepts and terms, the social determinants of health, the impact of colonization on Indigenous health, the history of healthcare in Canada, the roles and responsibilities of governments and healthcare practitioners. The course introduces students to professional behaviors and skills related to CHP practice including the ethical code of conduct, academic referencing, medical terminology, professional communication and documentation.

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