Class Schedule

HSM360: Transcultural Healthcare

HSM360: Transcultural Healthcare - 4 Hours

Prerequisite: ENG117

This course exposes the student to the traditions, customs, and healthcare practices of 30 diverse population groups from around the world using Purnell's 12 step model: inhabited localities, communications, cultural roles, family roles, bicultural ecology, high risk behaviors, nutrition, pregnancy, childbearing practices, death rituals, spirituality, healthcare practices and healthcare practitioners. The goal is culturally competent health care.