Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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NUR4655 - Nursing in a Multicultural Society (BS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
The course presents concepts in trans-cultural nursing focusing on the nurse leader developing cultural competency while learning more about the health/illness beliefs of patients. The course is developed to provide the cultural foundation of existing models related to trans-cultural nursing and allows the nurse leader to identify key components impacting the cultural diversity of identified sub-cultures. Health care delivery within the United States is discussed with a focus on health disparities among vulnerable cultures.

Prerequisites: NUR3069, NUR3119,NUR3125, NUR3164, NUR3678, NUR3825, NUR4636C, NUR4827C (with a grade of C or higher); Corequisite: NUR4847 (with a grade of C or higher)

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