NURS 402 - Health-Focused Cultural Theory

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This course facilitates the study of personal cultural values, beliefs, and biases. Knowledge is gained about values, beliefs, and practices that influence the health practices of various cultural and ethnic peoples and groups. Modalities for assessment and intervention for attainment of high-level wellness that are acceptable by ethnic and cultural groups are studied. Also includes cultural simulations, brief encounters with cultural/ethnic groups in the local area, and interactions with representatives from various cultural groups. Planning will take place for the 45-hour cultural encounter course (NURS 432).

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

Offered each semester.
The NURS 402/432 sequence is available to nursing and non-nursing majors as an option for meeting the Global Encounters component of the General Education Program.

This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog. View this catalog.