Lesley Boaz, Ph.D, APNP

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HEAL 1025: Culture and Health

Course Learning Objectives Related to Service Learning:

  1. Discuss selected worldviews on health and illness as influenced by culture
  2. Explore select cultural theories to enhance students’ ability to work with people from different cultures
  3. Analyze the health/illness beliefs and practices of selected populations
  4. Identify differences and similarities in communication, values, practices, and beliefs between one’s own culture and other cultures.
  5. Explain the relationships among social determinants of health (such as race, gender, ethnicity, and disability), health care systems, and health disparities.
  6. Focus on the following key topics:
    1. social determinants of health
    2. communication related to culture
    3. health disparities

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