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Cultural Competency & Communicating Health

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What is Cultural Competence?

Cultural competence is the ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with persons from cultures and/ or belief systems other than one's own, based on various factors. Culturally competent health workers and organizations have a positive effect on patient care by delivering services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients.

Selected Resources

Online Resources