CMST 330 - Intercultural Health Communication
Examines how a healthcare practitioner may engage in effective communication with culturally dissimilar individuals in a variety of contexts. Students practice intercultural strategies and skills.
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to the program or permission of instructor.
- Define culture and identify various health belief systems.
- Analyze one’s own cultural identity in relationship to the organizational culture.
- Describe the characteristics of intercultural competence and the methods for improving language, nonverbal communication and listening skills.
- Discuss the influence of culture on conflict and explain the various approaches to effective conflict management in the health care setting.
- Identify the components of collaborative communication in a diverse health care setting.
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