Achieving Cultural Competency. A Case-Based Approach to by Lisa Hark, Horace DeLisser

By Lisa Hark, Horace DeLisser

Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based method of education well-being Professionals offers the mandatory instruments to satisfy the ever-growing want for culturally powerfuble practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study circumstances conceal quite a few scientific issues, together with cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric issues. genuine eventualities that happened in scientific settings aid the consumer achieve direct perception into the realities of perform at the present time. Cultural elements lined in the situations contain cultural variety plus gender, language, folks ideals, socioeconomic prestige, faith, and sexual orientation.

This booklet is an authorized CME-certifying task to satisfy physicians' cultural competency country specifications.

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Thus in the context of the provider-patient relationship, cultural competence refers to the health care provider’s ability to work effectively with individuals from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Despite our similarities, fundamental differences among people arise from nationality, ethnicity, and culture, as well as from family background and individual experiences. Cultural competency refers to the ability to understand the language, culture, and behaviors of other individuals and groups, and to make appropriate recommendations.

7. Cultural Competence Online for Medical Practice (CCOMP). A Clinician’s Guide to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparities, especially hypertension, University of Alabama at Birmingham. org. Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the NIH for providing a K07 Academic Award to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for the development of our Cultural Competency Medical Education Program and the cases in this book. Dr. Horace DeLisser would like to thank his wife, Opal, for her ongoing love, patience, and support throughout his professional career.

Deserving of special treatment), and whether the patient is rich or poor, can also negatively affect the doctor-patient relationship. Ability to pay is considered the leading barrier to accessing health care. Financial constraints may result in poor health care due to lack of preventive care and/or later presentation for care. , prescription medications), and/or depend on unreliable or expensive sources of transportation (Case2). The daily experience with poverty, partner violence, drug use, poor housing, prostitution, and toxic environments impact not only the access to care, but also the patient’s ability to prevent disease and its complications.

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