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Native Hawaiian Health (NHH)

School of Medicine

NHH 499 Directed Reading/Research (V) Individual reading and/or research. Repeatable unlimited times. Junior standing or higher. Pre: consent.

NHH 501 Scientific Basis of Medicine (2) Introduction to medical science stressing key historical figures and significant events to exemplify the development of scientific methods. Special emphasis on writing skills, health team concept, and culture and contributions of the Pacific. CR/NC only. Pre: admission to Imi Ho'ola Post-Baccalaureate Program.

NHH 502 Scientific Basis of Medicine (2) Continuation of 501. CR/NC only. Pre: 501.

NHH 503 Medical Biology I (11) (2 Lec, 2 Tutorial, 1 3-hr Lab) Foundation in medical sciences, including anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pathology, and pharmacology (focus on respiratory, cardiovascular, and urinary systems); develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Includes lectures, problem-based tutorials, and histology and gross anatomy labs. Pre: admission to Imi Ho'ola Post-Baccalaureate Program.

NHH 504 Medical Biology II (11) (2 Lec, 2 Tutorial, 1 3-hr Lab) Continuation of 503. Pre: 503.

NHH 505 Medical Biochemistry I (6) Provide background knowledge of chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology with emphasis in principles of biochemical processes as well as clinical correlations to medical conditions; develop critical thinking, standardized test taking skills, and problem-solving skills. Pre: admission to Imi Ho'ola Post-Baccalaureate Program.

NHH 506 Medical Biochemistry II (6) Continuation of 505. Pre: 505.

NHH 513 Native Hawaiian Health and Traditional Healing (1) Introduction to Native Hawaiian health issues and traditional healing practices. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: MDED 551 or consent.

NHH 545 Native Hawaiian Health Care (V) Clinical experience in the Native Hawaiian Health Care System and community health care centers, incorporating both western and traditional Hawaiian medicine. Open to fourth year medical students interested in Native Hawaiian Health Care. Pre: MED 531 or MED 532.

NHH 575 Seminar in Issues of Social Justice in Health (1) Social justice provides an analytical and prescriptive framework to understand health inequities; understand connections between social forces and health outcomes, and the role of the individual student in improving social justice in the health system. Graduate standing only. Pre: MDED 551. (Spring only)

NHH 595 Clinical Skills Preceptorship in the Lau Ola Clinic of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (V) Provides a focused experience in clinical medicine with opportunities to practice the history and physical examination in Lau Ola, the clinical setting of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health. Repeatable one time. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: MDED 574 or consent. (Fall only)

NHH 699 Directed Reading/Research (V) Individual reading and/or research. Repeatable unlimited times. Graduate standing only. Pre: consent.