This course introduces the student to models of cultural competence, exploration of culture, and communication. Within the course students will develop skills of identification and self-awareness relative to the models and apply this organizational framework to the health care setting. Students will explore culturally specific barriers to health care delivery and outcomes. Students will identify and develop culturally effective communication. Students will explore interprofessional objectives in collaborative practice and patient management. Students will apply didactic concepts through volunteering in a clinical setting or providing community service and will complete a service project.
PTA224, PTA226, PTA226-L, PTA234, PTA234-L
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