This course will introduce the student to theory and concepts in transcultural nursing, and the role of culture in understanding and caring for diverse clients in health care settings. It will provide an overview of the influence of culture on health care practices and in the delivery of nursing care for individuals, groups, and communities. This course is designed to assist nursing students in learning about culture, belief systems, values, and practices that are specific to identified cultures in order to better understand and provide nursing care that is both culturally competent and culturally sensitive in nature.