Cultural Competence Training

Cultural Competence Training: Providing or gaining knowledge and improving skills to more effectively provide care to diverse populations.

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  • Assessment

    Evaluating cultural competence skills (pre- and post-training) and determining the need for cultural competence training in organizations. Evaluating the effectiveness of cultural competence training programs and curricula.

  • Continuing Education

    Requirements, curricula, and other training tools for teaching cultural competence in work settings or other non-degree educational situations.

  • Curricula Development

    Developing cultural competence training programs and courses of study in any setting.

  • Health Professions School Programs

    Requirements, curricula, and other training tools for use in medical, nursing, and other formal health professions degree programs.

Advancing Health Equity Resource Database

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This online resource database developed by the Center for the Health Professions at the University of California, San Francisco provides users with resources focused on eliminating disparities in health care.  Resources in the database include online trainings, assessment tools, guides, surveys and reports.  To find important tools and resources related to advancing health equity, vis

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BARNGA: A Simulation Game on Cultural Clashes

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BARNGA is a well-known simulation game on cultural clashes. Participants experience the shock of realizing that despite their good intentions and the many similarities among them, people interpret things differently from one another in profound ways, especially people from differing cultures.

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Curriculum in Ethnogeriatrics

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With support from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Stanford Geriatric Education Center has developed these modules to serve as a basic generic curriculum in ethnogeriatrics.

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Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT)

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TACCT is an self-administered assessment tool that can be used by medical schools to examine all components of the entire medical school curriculum. TACCT enables schools to identify gaps and redundancies in their curricula, which will enable schools to make the best use of opportunities and resources. TACCT can be used for both traditional and problem-based curricula.

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Improving Patient Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language Data Collection: Online Course for Healthcare Registrars

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This inexpensive online course developed for New Jersey hospitals is designed to provide ongoing training for registration staff on standardized protocols for collecting race, ethnicity and primary language data during patient registration.

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Curriculum for Culturally Responsive Health Care: The Step-by-Step Guide for Cultural Competence Training

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This book features a curriculum for residencies and medical schools looking to implement new, or enhance existing, curricula in culturally responsive care.

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Culture Matters: Providing Culturally-Appropriate Health Care in Minnesota

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The three one-hour DVDs in this training series promote culturally appropriate health care delivery, aiming to increase clinician and health care staff understanding of Minnesota's growing Hispanic/Latino, Hmong, and Somali communities.

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Cultural Competency in Nursing Education

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This website provides documents and tools to integrate cultural competence training into baccalaureate nursing education and graduate nursing education. Background documents on cultural competency in nursing, and toolkits for educators are included on the website.

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Unified Health Communication (UHC): Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency, and Limited English Proficiency

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This online training course is designed to improve health care professionals' ability to communicate with patients and overcome barriers that can keep patients from getting the full benefit of quality care.

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Worlds Apart

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The Worlds Apart videos and facilitator's guide are designed to be used as a major component of a teaching curriculum on cross-cultural medicine, racial/ethnic disparities in health care, and diversity.

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