Jan 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 3450 Culture and Healthcare


3 Hours

This course will explore the relevance of racial, ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity in today’s US healthcare system. It will focus on the critical factors in the provision of culturally competent health care services that include understanding of beliefs, values, traditions and practices of a culture; culturally-defined, health-related needs of individuals, families and communities; cuturally-based belief system of the etiology of illness and disease and those related to health and healing; and attitudes toward seeking help from health care providers. Students will acquire knowledge of skills necessary to work with diverse populations as they make healthcare decisions.



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