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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

AHLT-113 Multicultural Health Care

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100 (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030, ACLT-075 or ACLT-076.
The cultural traditions and perspectives of the client influence his/her health-seeking behaviors. This course will explore key cultural components identified as a framework for health care delivery in a culturally diverse society: communication social organization environmental control biological variations and health care beliefs. This framework will be utilized as a template in the health care assessment of particular cultural groups including those of African Asian Mid-Eastern and other ethnic heritages.

Course Outcomes
1.  Utilize concepts related to specific cultural components to complete a cultural assessment 2. Apply principles related to cultural diversity in delivering care to specific cultural groups