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LEAC 847. Diversity and Multicultural Education for Health Professions

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive examination of the factors related to culture and diversity and the roles these areas play in health care and society. Students will be encouraged to develop an awareness of cultural biases and their impact when working in a multi-cultural society. Special attention will be given to dimensions of culture, ethnicity, lifestyle, religion, socioeconomic status, and gender issues and how those factors affect the health care professions.