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 health and wellbeing Professionals offers the mandatory instruments to satisfy the ever-growing want for culturally efficient practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study circumstances conceal a number of clinical issues, together with cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric problems. real eventualities that happened in medical settings aid the person achieve direct perception into the realities of perform at the present time. Cultural elements lined in the instances contain cultural range plus gender, language, folks ideals, socioeconomic prestige, faith, and sexual orientation.


This publication is an authorized CME-certifying job to fulfill physicians' cultural competency nation necessities.

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Developed by a national expert panel of educators in this area, TACCT provides a framework of broad domains of cultural competence and 42 specific learning objectives for use in constructing a robust cultural competence curriculum (4). Currently, the majority of health professions schools, postgraduate training programs, and health care systems are working to meet the goal of preparing a workforce who can deliver high-quality and culturally and linguistically appropriate care to all. The remaining challenge in cultural competence—and it is not a small one—is developing meaningful and effective strategies to teach cultural competence.

S. Sibinga, MD Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP Susan E. Wiegers, MD Investigational and/or Off-Label Use of Commercial Products and Devices: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine requires all faculty to disclose any planned discussion of an investigational and/or off-label use of a pharmaceutical product or device within their presentation. Participants should note that the use of products outside FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for approved indications.

That is, Dr. Moore’s comments are seen not as the mere words of a tactless individual, but are taken as another clear expression of a system that is hostile to African Americans. For Mrs. Franklin, the physician’s behavior becomes part of a list of racially motivated mistreatments (real or perceived) she has experienced that are carried forward into her relationships with other physicians. Rates of overweight and obesity are higher in African American and Hispanic females compared with other racial or ethnic groups, due to still incompletely understood interactions of genetic and/or environmental factors.

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