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2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSGN 240 - Multicultural Health

3 hrs (Sem I, II, Summer)
This course will explore what it means to deliver culturally competent healthcare in the U.S. Students will examine multicultural beliefs about health and illness, the impact of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status on healthcare outcomes, and methods to improve the delivery of culturally sensitive care to a diverse population. Students will explore their own cultural backgrounds and how these may impact healthcare delivery. In addition, the course will study health concerns of specific cultural and ethnic groups in the United States and health promotion strategies for reducing or eliminating health disparities. 3 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 .