This course introduces students to theoretical frameworks and nursing actions necessary to provide culturally sensitive and culturally congruent care to diverse individuals, families, communities, and populations. Emphasis is placed on understanding and appreciating cultural diversity in order to promote appropriate health prevention and disease intervention activities and patient teaching strategies. Common health conditions of various cultural groups are examined. Field experiences will occur in an experiential learning international module and local multicultural events. This course is required for the B.S. in Nursing. Only students progressing in the Nursing major may register for this course.
NURS370 is a 3 credit course.