College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  
Advanced Certificate in Cultural Competence

Course Schedule

Course 1

NRS 700 – Transcultural Concepts and Issues in Health Care    (3 credits)

Brief Description: General philosophy, ethics, concepts, skills, theory, research, & practices underlying transcultural care

Course Begins

On-Campus Sessions

Weekly Asynchronous
On-line Sessions

Course Ends

Major course requirements

Wed.
Sept. 3, 2014

Wed. Sept. 3 and Thurs. Sept. 4, 2014

8:50 AM -
5:00 PM

Sept. 5 - Oct. 24, 2014

Oct. 24, 2014

Participate in both
on-campus sessions

Participate in 6 weekly
on-line sessions

Discuss assigned readings

*Complete paper on select topic (individualized to student’s interest)

 

Course 2

NRS 703 – Teaching and Learning for Cultural Competence Development (3 credits)

Brief Description: Multidimensional process, strategies, and techniques for teaching and learning cultural competence, directed toward culturally diverse learners in various settings.

Pre-requisites: NRS 700 or equivalent graduate level course by permission of instructor

Course Begins

On-Campus Sessions

Weekly Asynchronous
On-line Sessions

Course Ends

Major course requirements

Wed.
Oct. 29, 2014

Wed. Oct. 29 and Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014

8:50 AM – 5:00 PM

Oct. 31 - Dec. 19, 2014

Dec. 19, 2014

Participate in both
on-campus sessions

Participate in 6 weekly
on-line sessions

Discuss assigned readings

*Complete paper on select topic (individualized to student’s interest)

 

Course 3

NRS 704 – Cultural Competence in Nursing Project (3 credits)

Brief Description: This course will assist learners to develop a “cultural competence” project. Project can be directed towards clients, communities, agencies, health care organizations, personnel, or professional education.

Pre-requisites: NRS 703

Course Begins

On-Campus Sessions

Weekly Asynchronous
On-line Sessions

Course Ends

Major course requirements

Mon.
Feb. 2, 2015

Wed. April 29 and Thurs. April 30, 2015

8:50 AM – 5:00 PM

Feb. 2 - April 28, 2015

April 30, 2015

Participate in both
on-campus sessions

Participate in 11 weekly on-line sessions

Discuss assigned readings

*Complete project proposal paper on select topic (individualized to student’s interest)

*Present project during on-campus sessions

*For students taking for graduate college credit only