Choose one of the deadly diseases that were discussed in the book (Typhus, AIDS, and Ebola); Does the way these patients were treated exemplify ta ‘patients first’ attitude?
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Bellevue: Three centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital
David Oshinsky This is the book to be used please read article
- Read Chapter 3: The Great Epidemic
- Read Chapter 17: AIDS
- Read Chapter 20: Rebirth
- Read the article: Putting Patients First
Students will have mastered the material in the module when they can:
- Explain how a ‘patients first’ environment is exemplified.
- Accurately describe the conditions under which healthcare workers were subjected to on a daily basis.
- Compare and contrast the conditions from epidemic to epidemic.
- Describe how healthcare has changed since these deadly diseases have come and gone.