Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness

Course Number: NURS 477
Credit(s): 1-3

This course focuses on the health attitudes, beliefs, and practices of patients and health care professionals of culturally diverse populations in the United States. Socioeconomic-political factors that influence health care delivery and health seeking behavior will be explicated. Emphasis will be placed on strategies to facilitate inter/intracultural communication and inter/intragroup dynamics in health care settings.