2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALHT 106 - Culture and Healthcare

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): Current or previous enrollment in NURS 101 

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course introduces the concept of cultural impact on healthcare decisions of individuals, families, and ethnic/ geographical groups of people. The course will examine various cultural healthcare practices, specifically addressing cultural views regarding communication, self, health, illness, childbirth, and the process of dying.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Identify and discuss cultural differences regarding communication, view of self, health, illness, childbirth and dying.   
  2. Examine various cultures and how their unique beliefs of communication, self, health, illness, childbirth, and dying impact healthcare decisions.