|Department||Health and Biomedical Sciences|
|Prerequisites||ENGL 102, PSYC 124, SOCI 125|
This course enables students to develop an understanding of sociocultural and linguistic factors within the healthcare facility and ultimately the wider community. Student will explore issues relating to multiculturalism such as language, race, gender, age, ethnicity, social class, religion, physical and mental abilities, and other issues of diversity. They will explore how diversity impacts the relationship and the effectiveness of the care provider and the patient/client. Students will be able to construct their own perspective of diversity within the healthcare facility and the broader community.