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NURS 415. Cross-Cultural Nursing and Global Health

Credits: 2
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Knowledge, values and skills for competent nursing care across cultures. Majors only. Online only.
Corequisites: NURS 414, NURS 417
Semester Offered: Fall
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 vales needed to promote health, well-being and culturally competent care and healing.
3. Examine HIV/AIDS, immigrant and refugee health, trauma, torture and violence as local, national and global public health problems.
4. 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.
5. Examine the International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics for Nurses and the role of ICN in the promotion of health and human rights.
6. Utilize informatics to increase knowledge of cross-cultural and global health, and to identify relevant internet resources.
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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