The course offers a vision of the effect of culture on health disparities, communication, belief system, educational strategies, language barriers, history of immigrants and influence in their approach towards medical treatments. It will help the students understand the broader meaning of the term cultural competence and recognize the importance of training and of acquiring skills in that area of study. Students will research and discuss interesting topics in regards to the subject.
Course Number: LASP-40086
Credit: 1.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Spanish for Healthcare Professionals