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CIT 623 Cultural Perspectives in Hospice and Palliative Care 3.0 Credits

Culture plays an important role in an individual's view of death and in a health care provider's provision of care at the end of life. This course will explore culture, the learned behaviors, beliefs, and values that define an individual's experience, affecting their views of health, illness, dying, and life after death. The health care provider will develop skills necessary to recognize, assess, and address the psychological, social/religious perspectives, and cultural taboos realizing that different cultures may require significantly different approaches, ultimately, providing a meaningful context for dying.

College/Department: College of Nursing Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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