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2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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QLTS 1250 - Cultural Competency in LTSS

Credits: 2
**Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

F - Online
This course introduces the learner to the importance and benefits of cultural awareness, knowledge, and sensitivity in the workplace. Main topics to be examined include what culture is, how it develops and changes over time, and its power of influence. Aspects of an individual’s particular culture as it relates to services provided will be explored such as the role of the family, language, religion, gender roles, and ideologies. Human tendencies towards cultural biases, prejudices, and stereotypes will be explained and addressed. The learner will have the opportunity to apply these new skills in the various Long Term Services & Supports service settings. 2 hours lecture.


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