Culture, Society and Health
Did you know cultural practices and values have an impact on how we provide healthcare? Are you interested in working with diverse populations? Have you ever thought about your personal bias? Would you like to improve your theoretical and practical skills in cultural competence? Are you ready to learn using more than lectures? If so, we are waiting for you.
At the end of the course the students will be able to:
Understand patient’s interactive behaviour according to gender, cultural background, and social context.
Identify social determinants of health.
Understand how health and illness are socially constructed.
Analyse the social inequalities that are manifested from the axes of social inequality and the needs that are derived.
Understand people without prejudice, considering their physical, psychological, and social aspects, and ensuring respect for their opinions, beliefs and values.
Recognize the importance of transcultural nursing and clinical cultural competence.
From 9.00am to 12.30pm
To be announced.
Once a week students will present their narrative photographies and discuss them with the group. (40% of final mark)
In the last week each student will have to hand in a 1500-2000 word written essay (50% of final mark) and a self-assessment report (10% of final mark)
Suggested readings will be provided at the end of each class
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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