2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

NRSG 443 - Global & Transcultural Nursing


3 hours
In this course, the development of cultural sensitivity is studied and an overview of global health issues is provided, along with the role of the nurse in preserving and promoting health in diverse communities. Students will analyze and discuss potential avenues of health promotion, health protection, health prevention, and health maintenance. Target populations are assessed and evaluated in relation to health care access and sociopolitical forces along with cultural considerations. Learners design delivery of culturally appropriate nursing care incorporating the role and function of the family across the life span. 15 practicum/project hours required to complete course.
This course counts towards the Intercultural Understanding (IU) General Education requirement. In this course, students will identify elements of the lifestyle, value, and/or practices of at least one culture or subculture generally not regarded as part of mainstream American culture and explain how belonging to a particular culture affects people’s experiences and values.
GER: Intercultural Understanding Prerequisite(s): NRSG 326 . CS