Cultural Impact on Health Care



This lesson will teach students eleven areas/topics where cultural differences may affect patient care. In addition, the students will provide examples of signs of cultural barriers in some of the topics discussed, regarding cultural differences that may affect patient care.

Lesson Time

one class period
90 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • The students will discuss eleven specific examples on how cultural differences affect patient care.
  • The students will describe five signs that may indicate a potential cultural barrier exists.

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