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NRS 703 Teaching and Learning for Cultural Competence Development
3 hours; 3 credits
This course builds on the foundational philosophy, ethics, concepts, skills, theory, research, and practices underlying the development of cultural competence in health care. The multidimensional process of teaching and learning cultural competence is presented as an organizing framework for advancing cultural competence development. Strategies and techniques for helping culturally diverse nurses, other health professionals, and health organizations develop cultural competence are critically appraised for utlization in various practice, management, and educational settings. Eliminating health disparities through the creative use of culturally competent client education is emphasized. Future directions for advancing cultural competence development are discussed.
Prerequisite: NRS 700 Transcultural Concepts and Isseus in Healthcare or equivalent graduate-level course
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