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NRS 700 Transcultural Concepts and Issues in Health Care
3 hours; 3 credits
This course focuses on the general philosophy, ethics, concepts, skills, theory, research, and practices underlying transcultural care. Current issues in pluralism, diversity, and health care are explored in relation to culturally competent care by advanced practitioners in health care settings. Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care and other selected theories and research studies are critically appraised for utilization in various practice and management settings. Future directions of transcultural care are discussed.
Prerequisite: Matriculated or non-matriculated status in the graduate program
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