Have you ever wondered why it is hard to understand how various ethnic and health disparity groups have a difficult time getting the care that they want and need in America? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Discovering the relationship between culture and health; (b) Uncovering the origins and theories for the causes of ethnic and health disparities; (c) Investigating geographic variation of ethnic and health disparities data; (d) Examining the cultural health issues associated with ethnic groups such as Hispanic/Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indian and Alaska Natives; (e) Finding out how cultural competency strategies really work in clinic and public health settings; and (f) Developing strategies to eliminate ethnic health and health disparity problems. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.
Topics in this module include women, rural, elderly, and LGBT health disparity issues and solving and eliminating health disparities.
Once you complete all four units: Ethnic Health and Health Disparities: Understanding Health Issues in America I, II, III, IV you will be awarded a certificate of completion from East Carolina University.
Each module begins the 6th of every month (provided it does not fall on a weekend or holiday). You will receive a login instruction email prompting you to begin the module.