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Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand Education Kit

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This toolkit can serve as a tool for informing physicians, health care professionals and patient advocates about health literacy. The health literacy kit includes two instructional videos and an in-depth manual for clinicians.

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Employee Language Skills Self-Assessment Tool

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This self-assessment tool was designed to assist health care organizations in identifying already existing language skills and resources within their health care organization setting. This simple tool provides a basic idea of the bilingual capabilities of staff and the information collected may be used as a first step to improve communication with a diverse patient base.

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Department of Health and Human Services Quick Guide to Health Literacy

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This online guide is for government employees, grantees and contractors, and community partners working in healthcare and public health fields.

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Culture Care Connection CLAS Assessment

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This web-based tool allows an individual to take a survey that will assess their organization's adherence to the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards.

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Cultural Competency Organizational Self Assessment (OSA) Question Bank

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This question bank was developed based on the CLAS standards and is intended to be used as a self-assessment tool. The questions are organized into six modular topics: Client and Community Input, Diverse and Culturally Competent Staff, Evaluation and Data Management, Language and Interpreter Services, Organizational Policies and Procedures, and Client and Provider Relations.

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Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment (CCHPA)

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Though originally designed to support the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) and its funded programs to enhance the delivery of high quality services to culturally and linguistically diverse individuals and underserved communities, this web-based assessment tool is useful for any health care practitioner or organization wishing to assess the cultural and linguistic competence of its practitio

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Cultural Competence Assessment Tool (CCAT)

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The Cultural Competence Assessment Tool offers health care organizations a framework for assessing the delivery of culturally and linguistically appropriate services. It presents a guide for implementing an internal review of policies, procedures, practices, staffing, and systems.

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Cultural and Linguistic Competence Policy Assessment (CLCPA)

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This cultural competence assessment tool is designed to examine organizational cultural and linguistic competence within four dimensions: values, policy, structure, and practice.

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COA360 - Cultural Competency Organizational Assessment

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The COA360° is a multidimensional cultural competency tool that evaluates the readiness of a healthcare organization, or unit within an organization, to meet the needs of a rapidly diversifying U.S. population.

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Checklist to Facilitate the Development of Linguistic Competence within Primary Health Care Organizations

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The following checklist is designed to assist primary health care organizations in developing policies, structures, practices and procedures that support cultural and linguistic competence. It asks guides organizations through a list of organizational components that are necessary to support cultural and linguistic competence.

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