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HLTH1130 – Transcultural Health Concepts pdf

Credits: 1 (1/0/0)
Description: This course will provide students with the opportunity to examine their own values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors and to integrate this analysis in understanding cultural awareness while recognizing the significance that culture has on health beliefs and practices. This course will illustrate concepts across the continuum from cultural awareness to culturally competent care in relationship to providing holistic health care to a diverse group of patients. While this course has an emphasis on health care, other disciplines could apply cultural awareness with diverse populations in a variety of settings.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Define culture competence for health care providers
  2. Describe one's own culture, personal values and prejudices
  3. Recognize communication characteristics of various cultures
  4. Recognize different cultural populations that healthcare providers could encounter
  5. Recognize the complex health issues related to folk medicine
MnTC goal areas: None

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