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CMST 330 - Intercultural Health Communication

5 CR

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.

Course Outcomes
  • 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 in the health care setting.
  • Analyze the impact of perception, bias, and discrimination in the access and provision of care in the health care setting.
  • 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.

GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Cultural Diversity

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