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2015/2016 » Social Services, Health and Sports » Degree Programme in Nursing » THEORETICAL STUDIES » Cultural Competence and Ethics in Nursing Care » Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness

Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness

Realization plans
Code: NU15CC02
Name: Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness
Extent of studies: 3
Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1:     Year 2:     Year 3:     Year 4: 3    Year 5:     
Prerequisites: Nutrition, Diets and Health Education
Course-specific competence: The student will:
-be able to recognize and consider the challenges of working in a multicultural and multiprofessional team
-become familiar with concepts related to culture, health and nursing
-obtain knowledge of the most common nursing theories related to cultural competence in nursing care
-be able to recognize phenomena like racism and xenophobia, and understand how they can affect good nursing care
-become aware of cultural safety, cultural blindness and cultural imposition and be able to apply that knowledge to the nursing process
-obtain knowledge about epidemiology and relate it to different geographical areas and health risks specific for different areas
Course-specific competence (file):
Language of instruction: English
Administering Degree Programme: Degree Programme in Nursing

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