Nursing CPD Institute

Culture and Health Beliefs

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 15 September 2021
In this webinar, we will explore how culture and cultural beliefs can have a significant impact on how people from different cultural backgrounds engage with health, disability and aged care services.

“Create awareness of the impact that culture has on accessing health services and the quality of that healthcare”

Course Content

Culture and cultural beliefs can have a significant impact on how people from different cultural backgrounds engage with health, disability and aged care services. The impact is often even greater for those not used to Western medical models.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Create awareness of the impact that culture has on accessing health services and the quality of that healthcare.
  • Examine cultural beliefs about causes of and responses to pain and illness.
  • Learn about the effects of life experiences for some groups of migrants
  • Develop and apply culturally respectful responses to pain and illness.

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