Sep 29, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AH 108: Communication and Cultural Concepts in Health Care

3 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S, SR
This course is designed to assist healthcare professionals to understand and meet the needs and expectations of culturally diverse patient populations. Topics discussed will include communication in the medical setting and culturally-appropriate health care strategies. Students will be introduced to factors that affect health care interactions, such as cultural background, developmental stage, grief, stress level, and therapeutic communication skills.
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL& 101  or permission of instructor.