cultural competence


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The ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with persons from cultures and/or belief systems other than one’s own, based on various factors

cultural competence

Social medicine The ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with persons from cultures and/or belief systems other than one's own

cul·tur·al com·pe·tence

(kŭl'chŭr-ăl kom'pĕ-tĕns)
nursing Knowledge and understanding of another person's culture; adapting interventions and approaches to health care to the specific culture of the patient, family, and social group.

cultural competence

Possession of the knowledge and skills required to manage cross-cultural relationships effectively. Cultural incompetence in doctors and other medical staff can seriously prejudice clinical management.
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Speaking at a workshop Cultural Competence in Child Care Social Work in Northern Ireland today, Mr Holland said the workshop would address cultural competence and some of the challenges presented to social workers by an increasingly diverse population.
While increasing the cultural diversity of the workforce may be part of a solution, promoting cultural competence within the dental hygiene workforce is essential.
Some topics addressed include gender equity in education, cultural competence, international study abroad, literacy education, and on the impact of educatorsAE words on studentsAE perceptions of their own competence.
While Parkes and colleagues (2009) strongly suggest integrating cross-cultural competence throughout the bilingual teacher preparation curriculum, Hanley (1999) states it is impossible to gain cultural competence without one's willingness to change his/her behavior or that of a system or organization.
Cultural competence and healthcare experts at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published research results about the impact of language barriers on access to healthcare in Qatar's highly diverse society.
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The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2008) stresses the importance of including cultural competence content in nursing education today.
However, the practice of cultural competence is firmly rooted in broader public administration values of diversity and effectiveness.
The movement toward cultural competence in practice and education is burgeoning in professions such as social work, psychology, nursing, and psychiatry.