Multicultural Work in Social and Healthcare Services, 5 cr

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Date
    14.05.2018 - 20.06.2018
Last enrolment date
    29.04.2018
Location
    Online course
Prerequisites
    Basic studies in Social and Healthcare Services
Goal
    The student:
- is familiar with a variety of human perceptions relating to cultural values, and is able to identify their own values
- identifies the inter-relationship between social, political, economic, environmental and cultural factors on wellness and health and can understand their role at different levels of health and wellness promotion, aiming to ensure results such as reduction of health inequalities and the prevention of social exclusion
- is able to identify and utilize health promotion strategies, to plan culturally sensitive social and health care for individuals and different cultures
- is aware of the basics of disaster management
- is aware of the his/her specific professional methods that can be used to mitigate the social and health impact of disasters.
Contents
    - Basic concepts of cultural values
- Culturally competent care
- Impact of social, political, economic, environmental and culture on health and wellness
- Health promotion in crisis work
- Management of disasters and public health emergencies
- Encountering clients from different culture
- Coping with traumatic events
Accomplishment
    - e-learning
- Group work and discussions
Literature
    - Andrews MM & Boyle JS. 2015. Transcultural concepts in nursing care. Williams and Wilkins, Lippincott.

- Bonder B & Martin L. 2013. Culture in Clinical Care. Strategies for Competence. 2. edition. Slack.

- Current evidence based articles
Price
    75 €
Further Information
    hyvi.avoinamk@jamk.fi

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