Healthcare professionals provide care to a multitude of different cultures and patients with various religious backgrounds. This is a complex issue and it is difficult to make a clear distinction between faith and cultural practice. The diversity that healthcare providers face in the lives of their patient s is unprecedented in world hit-[story. Everyday healthcare providers face a day of offering care to those in need. Religion is often a difficult additional concern for already complex health care situations. This home study will introduce you to the health-related beliefs and practices of the major world religions and will serve as a guide to healthcare etiquette. Religious diversity increases daily and a person’s religious perspective has an big influence on the way they experience an illness as well on the sort of medical care they want and hope for. As a healthcare provider, knowing how the various religions view illness and healing will help you to be more effective and more sensitive professional.