Cultural Competency For The Health Professional by Patti RoseCultural Competency For The Health Professional by Patti Rose

Cultural Competency For The Health Professional

byPatti Rose

Paperback | June 7, 2012

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Cultural Competency for the Health Professional reviews the importance of the implementation of cultural competency by allied health professionals, and the process of assessment, training and evaluation. This comprehensive text includes a clear and concise overview of the necessary tools to apply cultural competency processes as well as systematic and disciplined approaches to the process of achieving it. Attention is also given to some of the reservations that may exist in various health professions with interests in moving in the direction of cultural competency such as associated costs, limited time, and beyond. Cultural Competency for the Health Professional provides health professions students with key cultural competency information and practical insight into how to apply this knowledge in their day-to-day work environments as they deal with patients on a clinical basis.FEATURESOverview of the demographic changes in the United StatesAccreditation requirements (programmatic, specialized and institutional) Cultural nuances of specific groupsComprehensive view of the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards with an emphasis on the clinical aspect of various allied health professionsAttitudinal survey with established reliability and validity
Title:Cultural Competency For The Health ProfessionalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:June 7, 2012Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449672124

ISBN - 13:9781449672126


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Overview and Specific Details of Various Racial, Cultural and Ethnic GroupsChapter 3: The Relevance of Cultural Competency to the Various Health ProfessionsChapter 4: Health Professions and Understanding Cultural ConcernsChapter 5: The Educational System in the United States and the Intersection of Cultural Competence and Health LiteracyChapter 6: Cultural Competency and the Need to Eliminate Health Disparities Chapter 7: Cultural Competence and AssesmentChapter 8: Cultural Competence TrainingChapter 9: Case StudiesChapter 10: Health Care Reform and Economic Concerns Regarding Cultural CompetenceyChapter 11: The Psychosocial Impact of Culturally Incompetent Health CareChapter 12: Health Professionals and the Paradigm ShiftChapter 13: Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards: An OverviewChapter 14: The Ultimate Challenge: Educational and Institutional Considerations for the Health ProfessionsAppendix I Cultural Competent Assessment Survey: Executive Team and ManagementAppendix II Cultural Competent Assessment Survey: StaffAppendix III Cultural Competent Assessment Survey: ProvidersAppendix IV Glossary of TermsAppendix V Websites and Resources Appendix VI Sample Cultural Competence PlanAppendix VII Cultural Competence Information for SelectedAppendix VIII Sample Focus Group Questions for Qualitative Cultural Competence ResearchAppendix IX Acronyms