Course Catalog » Nursing 148

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 148
Course Title: Socio-Cultural Issues in Health/Illness
Units: 2
School: Nursing
Department: Community Health Care Systems

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to socio-cultural concepts in health and illness to allow the student to practice cultural humility/provide culturally competent care. We will examine the relevance/impact of context (culture, race, SES, class, spiritual beliefs, education, neighborhood, community, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, etc.) on the experience of the patient, the provider, the structure of healthcare system, and the inter-relationships between these entities.
Prerequisites: N142.
Restrictions: Enrollment in Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN).
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: K. McGirr
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No