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NSG 4102 Cultural Competency

Explores cultural effect on health and illness. Analyzes the attitudes, knowledge, and values of diverse populations. Emphasis is on heightened cultural awareness for professional nurses providing care in a diverse environment. Identifies best practice guidelines for culturally responsive care, to transform knowledge to identify at-risk cultural groups and influence health promotion and disparity reduction within these groups. This is an online course with minimum class time 37.5 hours.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Nursing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NSG 4101 


  • Compare differences in values, beliefs, and practices amid and within diverse cultures.
  • Classify cultural assessment data including language and health literacy in planning, implementing, and evaluating care.
  • Design a plan of care that includes leadership, advocacy, and best practice care delivery for a chosen cultural group .

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3