Teaching Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Review of Current Concepts, Policies and Practices

Organization: 
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Author: 
Pacheco, Guadalupe
Published Date: 
2002

This paper produced for the Office of Minority Health provides an in-depth overview of cultural competence in health care and cultural competence curricula through the paradigm of the CLAS standards. The purpose of the paper is to report findings of an environmental scan to inform the development of cultural competence curriculum modules for family physicians. The paper is useful for individuals and organizations wishing to learn more about the current concepts, policies, and teaching practices within culturally competent health care. More specifically, the paper is useful for organizations wishing to develop modules for cultural competence for family physicians.

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