Title

Reflecting on a Month in Navajo Nation

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

11-28-2018

Comments

Presentation: 48:37

Abstract

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to say "hello" in Navajo
  • Locate Navajo Nation on a map of the United States
  • Understand basic historical, cultural, socioeconomic differences of Navajo people
  • Become aware of Navajo-specific diseases and uncommon diseases that are common in Navajo Nation
  • Understand the role of a Navajo medicine man or native healer
  • Consider electives (careers) in rural locations or with the Indian Health Service!
  • Appreciate the beautiful photos from my time in the Southwest
Roadmap
  • Basic Navajo language lesson
  • Historical and cultural considerations
  • Epidemiology and health disparities
  • Clinical cases showcasing unique pathology in Navajo Nation
  • Role of Native Medicine
  • Discussion of a career in rural medicine and Indian Health Service

Language

English

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