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"I Speak" Language Identification Cards

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This document can be used to help identify the language of a non-English speaker. It uses a short phrases written in over 30 languages that a user can check to indicate the language they speak.

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Spiritual Assessment in Clinical Practice

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This online course serves as a multimedia guide for tapping the spiritual beliefs, values, and practices important in your patients' responses to illness or stress.

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Quality Care for Diverse Populations Videos

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Quality Care for Diverse Populations is a web-based training program developed by the AAFP to assist physicians and other health care professionals in becoming more culturally proficient in the provision of care to their patients. The program includes five video vignettes depicting simulated physician-patient visits in an office setting as a means to explore ethnic and sociocultural issues.

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Guidance for BT/Risk Communicators in Collaborating with Faith-Based African American Communities for Pandemic Flu Preparedness

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These series of videos were filmed at the Morehouse School of Medicine and the University of Georgia with a live studio audience and edited into thematic units. They feature the expertise of those working with and in the African American faith-based community.

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Cultural & Spiritual Sensitivity: A Learning Module for Health Care Professionals

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This self-learning module has been developed to assist health care professionals to: a) address the issues of cultural and spiritual diversity; b) provide tools to understand one's own cultural and spiritual heritage and beliefs; c) develop the ability to provide culturally and spiritually sensitive approaches to care; d) identify appropriate interventions.

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Developing Web-Based Communication for Latino Audiences

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Featuring Silvia Inez Salazar of the National Cancer Institute, this Series of focused video briefings provides strategies for effective website design, translation services, and risk communication services for Latino audiences. These seven videos are intended for Public Health Information Officers and Emergency/Risk Communicators. The website includes a list of additional resources.

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DATA2010: The Healthy People 2010 Database

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DATA2010 is an interactive database system developed by staff of the Division of Health Promotion Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics, and contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010. Data are included for all the objectives and subgroups identified in the Healthy People 2010: Objectives for Improving Health.

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Coming Together: Cultural Competency Training DVD

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"Coming Together," an educational 7-minute DVD produced by SMDC Organizational Learning and Development and funded by the Miller-Dwan Foundation, has been created to enhance cultural awareness discussions among health care professionals.

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Building Liaisons with Latino Communities

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The following series of videos were filmed at the University of Georgia with a live studio audience of public information officers and edited into thematic units. They feature the expertise of Leslie Rodriguez, Pierluigi Mancini, Rosa Solorzano, Natalie Hernandez and Lynn Beatty, all members of the Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia.

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2008 American Community Survey and Census Data on the Foreign Born by State

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To facilitate analysis of immigrant population growth within the United States on a stat-by-state basis, the Migration Policy Institute developed this online interactive map.

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