Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Transcultural Nursing
NURS 3036 Transcultural Nursing
Prerequisites:All BScN courses at the 2000-level with a minimum grade of 60% or SAT, or all RPN to BScN courses at the 2000-level witha a minimum grade of 60% or SAT; SOCI 1016 and PSYC 1036
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course focuses on an examination of the influences of culture on client responses to health, health challenges and nursing care. Cultural assessments with particular emphasis on Canadian cultural groups and the use of these assessments in planning and implementing culturally congruent care will be explored. Examination of cultural meanings on areas such as time, health, food and rituals will be completed.