Module 2: The Client

Unit 3: Cultural Issues as Related to Health Behavior

Learning Objectives

In this section, the student will:

  • Identify how culturally specific values and perspectives affect health care decisions
  • Explain the difference between the collectivist and individualist cultural perspectives of illness and health care
  • Analyze your own cultural bias as it relates to health care and social services
  • Describe cultural barriers to care


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