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Content

Item

Medical Sociology

SOC 322

 

Course Title and Code

45 Credit Hrs. (Theory)

 

Duration

Second Year / Second Semester / Level 6

 

Level

 

 

Teaching Staff Required

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

1. Master the basic concepts of medical sociology;

2. Recognize the impact of sociology on health; and

3. Understand social aspects of health.

 

Objectives

 

 

 

First Year Courses

 

Preceding Courses

Lectures, discussion and use of audiovisual materials

 

Main Teaching Strategies

Classroom participation, required activities and attendance

First, midterm and final examinations

 

Methods of Assessment

1. Medical Sociology 9th Ed.

William Cockerham,2003

ISNB 0131113917

2. The Sociology of Health Care

Alan Clarke

2001

ISNB 0582369541

3. Hand Book of Medical Sociology

Bird Chloe, Conrad Peter, and Allen Fremont

2000 5th Ed.

ISBN 0130144568

 

References

 

Curriculum Contents:

 

Hour

Content

Unit

3

An Introduction to Sociology

1

 

 

5

Medical Sociology

Defining health

Contrasting ideas about health and social behavior

The development of medical sociology

2

 

 

5

The social demography of health

Age

Gender

Race, ethnicity and health

Socioeconomic status

3

5

Health behavior

Health lifestyle

Preventive care

4

5

Illness behavior

Self-care

Social psychological models of illness behavior

5

4

Doctor patient interaction

Models of interactions

Misunderstanding in communication

Cultural differences in communication

Patient complaints

The future of Dr-Pt relations

Dr- Pt relations and technology

6

5

Social stress

Symbolic interaction

Functionalism

Social factors and stress

7

5

PHC centers as social institutions

Hospitals as social institutions

The hospital role

8

3

Health care delivery and social policy in selected countries

Equity in health services

Distribution of services

Social legislation in health care

9

5

Health care and social policy in Saudi Arabia

Socialized medicine in Saudi Arabia

10

45

Total

 

 

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