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NURS 413. Cross Cultural Nursing and Global Health

Credits: 2
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Knowledge, values and skills for competent care across cultures.
Prerequisites: NURS 401, NURS 402 or NURS 420, NURS 403, NURS 404, NURS 405 or NURS 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate theory from the sciences and humanities in examining the impact of race, ethnicity, gender, and socio-economic status on health practices, health outcomes, and health care access for people around the world.
2. Develop knowledge and awareness of the cultural beliefs and values needed to promote health, well-being and culturally competent care and healing.
3. Critically examine HIV/AIDS, immigrant and refugee health, trauma, torture and violence as local, national and global public health problems.
4. Utilize informatics to increase knowledge of cross-cultural and global health and to identify relevant internet resources.
5. Discuss the role of local, state, national, and international health policy, human rights and humanitarian organizations in addressing health needs of people around the world.
6. Discuss the role of local, state, national, and international health policy, human rights and humanitarian organizations in addressing health needs of people around the world.
7. Contribute to improvements in individual and population health through research, design, and implementation of disparity projects that promote health in rural and underserved communities.
8. Integrate social justice into a personal philosophy of nursing practice while exploring current issues in global health.






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