TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER TO HOST NURSING WORKSHOP ON CULTURAL BELIEFS AND PATIENT CARE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 29, 2005
CONTACT: Julie Toland, julie.toland@ttuhsc.edu

LUBBOCK – “Becoming Culturally Competent in the Health Care Setting” will be the topic of an education program May 20 hosted by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s School of Nursing.

The purpose of the program is to provide nurses with information that challenges them to explore their own cultural values and beliefs and how personal biases may impact patient care. Janice Andrews, M.S.N., R.N., author of “The Cultural, Ethnic and Religious Reference Manual for Care Providers,” will lead the program.

Provided by the Continuing Nursing Education Program, the course will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Room 2C103 of the Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th St., in Lubbock.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration fee is $89 if enrolled by May 6 and $104 thereafter. Those attending the program will receive 6.3 contact hours.

For additional information, call (806) 743-2734, email cne@ttuhsc.edu or visit www.ttuhsc.edu/son/cne.

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