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Teaching diversity and cross-cultural competence in health care

Melissa Welch

Teaching diversity and cross-cultural competence in health care

a trainer"s guide

by Melissa Welch

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Published by Perspectives of Differences Diversity Training and Consultation Services for Health Professionals (PODSDT) in San Francisco, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transcultural medical care -- United States.,
  • Public health personnel -- Training of -- United States.,
  • Diversity in the workplace -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Minorities -- Medical care -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesToward culturally competent care, Cultural positivity-- a trainer"s guide for teaching diversity and cross-cultural concepts in health care
    Statementwritten and compiled by Melissa Welch.
    ContributionsPerspectives of Differences Diversity Training and Consultation Services for Health Professionals (Organization)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22377808M
    ISBN 109990917043
    ISBN 109789990917048
    OCLC/WorldCa173992653

    Teaching diversity and cross-cultural competence in health care: A trainer's guide San Francisco: Perspective of Differences Diversity Training and Consultation for Health Professionals Jan M.   Focusing on basic legal rights and their relation to health, income and employment, housing, education, legal status, and personal safety, the authors provide information and insight into how the law may be used as a tool to improve health and how health care providers and lawyers can work together to invoke more effective and preventive Author: Savanna Nolan.

    Enhancing Cross-cultural Competence in. Multicultural Teacher Education: Transformation in Global Learning. Vilma Seeberg Theresa Minick Kent State University U. S. A. Teacher education needs to engage teacher candidates in developing cross-cultural competence so that they may be able to transmit global learning to their future students. In simple terms, cultural competency in health care is the ability to interact successfully with patients from various ethnic and/or cultural groups. In practice, this involves: understanding and respecting each patient’s cultural identity; effective cross‐cultural communication between the patient and the health care.

    Cross-cultural competence is defined as a set of attitudes, knowledge, and practices that enable individuals and institutions to function effectively in cross-cultural situations. Used extensively in corporations, health care, social services, and counseling, the term is often used interchangeably with cultural proficiency, multicultural competence, and cultural or intercultural effectiveness. Cultural respect is critical to reducing health disparities and improving access to high-quality health care, health care that is respectful of and responsive to the needs of diverse patients. When developed and implemented as a framework, cultural respect enables systems, agencies, and groups of professionals to function effectively to.


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San Francisco: University of California at San Francisco. limited English proficiency in health care settings. You may need to learn to work with an interpreter. Accurate communication is the foundation of proper diagnosis and treatment.

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self-efficacy, teaching, curriculum, and psychometrics. The first edition of her book Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation received the AJN Book of the Year Award; she is also the author of the book Nursing Student Retention: Understanding the Process and Making a Difference, as well as articles,File Size: 7MB.

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health care system by reviewing the medical literature and interviewing health care experts in government, managed care, academia, and community health care delivery. • Identify models of culturally competent care.

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