Culturally Competent Care

Culturally Competent Care: Addressing cultural issues that arise in the delivery of individual and community-based health services.

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  • Care Management

    Coordinating services that addresses cultural and linguistic issues on behalf of a person within a health care institution or among several institutions. Includes medical home models.

  • Clinical Interactions

    Addressing cultural and linguistic issues in the context of clinical interactions; patient-provider communication.

  • Community Education

    Health promotion, disease prevention, and community health worker programs for community outreach to culturally diverse populations.

  • Mental Health/Substance Abuse

    Issues and strategies related to behavioral health for diverse populations.

  • Patient Education and Support

    Patient and family education, cultural support, and patient navigation within a health care institution that addresses cultural and linguistic issues.

  • Patient Safety

    Cultural and linguistic issues relating to the reduction and prevention of inadvertent harm to patients as a result of their care.

UPAC-Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services Program

Organizational Profile

UPAC Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (EMASS) Program is using a promotora model to reach out to unserved and underserved senior population (60 and older) from Latino, Filipino, African American and Somali (African Refugees) communities in the North, Central, and South Regions of San Diego County.  This Program is funded by the County of San Diego - Behavioral Health Service

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Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit (C●CAT)

Resource

Effective communication is necessary for every aspect of quality care and is an increasing focus of accreditation and other regulations.

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Bringing Health Information to the Community

Resource

This blog focuses on health information issues related to the community, especially underserved communities. Regular postings on health information in the areas of public health, minority health, community resources, funding, and more.

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Ignatius Bau blogs from DiversityRx 2010

Blog entry

For the first time, we asked conference attendees to submit blog postings about their experience. Our first correspondent was Ignatius Bau, who was also the first recipient of the DiversityRx 2010 National Champion for Health Equity and Quality award.

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Mexican Indigenous Languages

Blog entry

We get some great questions and responses in our CLAStalk email discussion list and occasionally we share them here with the permission of the authors. These have been edited for brevity, privacy, and clarity.

 

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Putting on the final touches

Blog entry

With over 700 people registered, the DiversityRx team is putting the final touches on the 2010 conference program, slated for October 18-21, 2010 in Baltimore, MD. The line-up of speakers and workshops is equally impressive: 

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Spiritual Assessment in Clinical Practice

Resource

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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