NSG 480 - Transcultural Nursing
Explores values and belief systems influencing health behaviors of culturally diverse groups. Emphasizes cultural, social, political, and economic forces that influence access to and use of health care resources. Identifies a conceptual basis for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health care for culturally diverse clients. Fosters cultural sensitivity to life styles, values, and concepts concerning health and health care. The goal of this course is to broaden the student’s perception and understanding of health/HEALTH and illness/ILLNESS and the variety of meanings these terms carry for members of differing sociocultural populations.
Credit Hours: 3
Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Open only to students in RNBSN program.
University Studies: Approaches and Perspectives/Living in a Global Society
Crosslisting: NSG 580
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3
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