Sex & Intimacy in the Time of COVID-19

Course Code
NURS 4559
Credits
3
Department
Kimberly Acquaviva
Professor

The class will meet synchronously via Zoom for 4 hours each day, with asynchronous discussions on Collab to supplement the Zoom sessions.

This intensive course examines the physiological, developmental, social, and ethical aspects of human sexual behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using both a pragmatic and historical lens, the course explores how human beings can mitigate risk while maximizing intimacy during pandemics. In this highly interactive course, students will learn about intimacy and human sexuality in a classroom environment that values and respects the rich diversity of students across Grounds.