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Cultural Competence
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What is Cultural Competence? 

Culturally and linguistically appropriate services are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and needs of diverse patients. The percentage of Americans who are racial and ethnic minorities and who speak a primary language other than English continues grow rapidly. Organizations are looking to meet the challenges of serving diverse communities and provide high quality services and care.
By tailoring services to an individual's culture and language preference, health professionals can help bring about positive health outcomes for diverse populations. - Office of Minority Health, HHS

 

Assessment Toolkit

Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Self-Assessments, National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC)

 

Resources 

The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (The National CLAS Standards) 

Health Center Program Compliance, Chapter 4: Required and Additional Health Services  Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) 

Culture, Language and Health Literacy HRSA

Cultural Competence Resources NCCC

 

Training Opportunities

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