Description
DIVERSITY AND CULTURAL ISSUES IN HEALTH, DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
This course provides a forum for exploring issues of diversity and multiculturalism as they affect both daily interactions and professional practice in health care and rehabilitation. In this course students will build a greater understanding of: personal culture; how factors of culture and diversity influence an individual's health, living needs, and response to stress; international concepts of disability and health & rehabilitation services; and globalization and its relationship to rehabilitation. In addition, students will learn how to apply concepts of cross-cultural competence and intercultural communication to clinical services and program development.
Details
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
REHSCI 1292
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physical Therapy
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PLAN: Rehabilitation Science (BS, BSH, BPH)
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring