NUTR 253 - Cultural Considerations in Nutrition and Health Care Units: 3
Four major non-western cultures are examined regarding cultural norms in the following areas. Cultural attitudes, beliefs and behaviors associated with access to biomedical health care and to traditional health practices (Complementary and Alternative medicine) among different cultural groups. Cultural attitudes, beliefs and behaviors regarding food consumption as it varies across cultural groups. Theoretical and practical approaches to cross cultural communication methods and the meaning of various communication models among groups.
Term Offered: Spring and Fall