Culture, Society and Health
Social and cultural background have an impact on health access and outcomes. We live in multicultural environments and this course will teach you how to provide the best tailor-made care in this new contexts.
Introduction: Conceptual differences between race, ethnicity, culture, community, among others.
Beliefs in health and disease in different cultural groups in our context
The social determinants of health.
Cultural competence: awareness, knowledge, skills and need.
Biopower. Biomedical model vs. social model
Concepts of sex and gender. What is the gender perspective?
Sexist, racist and lgtbiqphobic violence. Early detection and prevention. Impact on the health of individuals and communities.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- Written essay. Date: 26/July/2021
- Oral presentation. Date: 28/July/2021
- On-line self-assessment. Date: 26/July/2021
Any sign of plagiarism will be reported to the coordinator to elevate the event to the appropriate committee and take the necessary measures that may involve the immediate suspension of the subject.
Each activity must be passed with a minimum of 4 points to be able to calculate the final grade. In case of counting the subject will appear as suspended and the student will have to recover in the established dates
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Juan M. Leyva Moral, PhD. Community and Family Nurse with more than 10 years of clinical experience. Senior Lecturer at the Nursing Department, Faculty of Medicine. Research interests focused on Sexual Health, Vulnerability, Cultural Competence, and Teaching Innovation.
Alba Planellas Jiménez. MNS. Community and Family Nurse. Several years of clinical experience in Denmark. Lecturer at the Nursing Department, Faculty of Medicine.
Nina Granel Giménez, PhD. Registered nurse with 12 years’ experience in healthcare in Spain and the United Kingdom. Seven years teaching experience at the Nursing Department from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). Research interest on Patient Safety Culture and Clinical Simulation.
Mariela Aguayo González, PhD. Critical Care Nurse. Lecturer at the Nursing Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Research interests focused on Critical Care Nursing, Vulnerability, Psychology of Education, and Teaching Innovation.
- Department of Nursing
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