Module 2: Exploring Culture and Health
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Complex health care barriers demand a call for a more holistic response. This course offers an in depth understanding of what culture has to do with community health and health care. Students will learn about the structural barriers that keep ethnic minoritized groups from seeking medical care, and stereotypes in medicine and how to address them in community health.
What you’ll learn:
- Define and understand the importance of cultural competence.
- Understand how cultural norms and values affect health and health care quality.
- Understand the consequences of cultural and social issues and their impact on health.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY
Dr. Daphne Curges
Dr. Daphne Curges, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Culturally Informed Community Health Certificate Program at Crown College. She is a Christian, an author, and a public health leader in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Curges has held many positions of increasing responsibilities in the field of public health.