NAME The Intersection of Cultural Diversity, Health Policy Development and Policy Analysis
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Aware
CEU ELIGIBILITY Not eligible for CEUs
CONTACT HOURS 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION A primary aim of this course is to provide public health professionals with a broad overview of cultural diversity issues according to race/ethnicity and gender and to assess health policy with respect to these issues. The three specific racial/ethnic groups are: African Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, and Asian/Pacific Islanders. The gender classifications include men and women. The cultural diversity issues will focus on health disparities as the major conceptual frame for thinking about health policy analysis. As a part of this process, course participants will engage in critical thinking and introductory policy analysis concerning the current social and health problems that impact the publics health particularly racial minorities.