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

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Radcliffe Publishing, 2008 - Medical - 258 pages
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This is a creative, comprehensive and user-friendly manual comprising a curriculum for residencies and medical schools looking to implement new, or enhance existing, curricula in culturally responsive care. It meticulously describes teaching strategies that will prove engaging to learners and faculty alike, challenging them to grow in their attitudes, awareness, desire, knowledge and skills to effectively practice culturally responsive medicine. It demonstrates commitment to teaching culturally responsive medicine towards the elimination of health disparities, be they related to gender, race/ethnicity, income, sexual orientation, religious background or world view.The manual includes a step-by-step guide for each year of the curriculum, with detailed session descriptions, and sections on teaching techniques, evaluation tools, cultural competence exercises, together with information on further resources. The curriculum provides a solid foundation upon which educational programs can build as they evolve to meet the needs of patients and their communities toward preventing and treating illness, and improving access to excellence in medical care.

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Table of Contents No Session Title Objectives Page
Orientation Sessions A Introduction to Culture 13 21
Awareness of Self and Others 289 24
Neighborhood Study 3627 26
Sessions 1 Bias and Stereotyping 11213 29
The BATHE Mnemonic 2223 31
Discussion of a Specific Cultural Group 37928 33
Disparities Related to Sexual Orientation 17182021 43
Disparities Related to Age 17182021 78
The LEARN Mnemonic 2223 81
Integrating Cultural Issues into CaseBased and LiteratureBased Sessions 91114 83
Focused Review of Local State and National Health Data 4 5 26 87
Cultural Issues in Negotiated Care 782225 92
Annual Review of Individual Cultural Competency Commitments 2121520 95
Power Privilege and the Patient Encounter 121516 97
Use of a Live Interpreter 102324 99

ComplementaryAlternative Care The ETHNIC Mnemonic 7825 45
Using the Cultural Competency SOAP Grid 91114 49
Focused Review of Local State and National Health Data 4 5 26 53
Cultural Issues in Negotiated Care 782225 57
Annual Review of Individual Cultural Competency Commitments 2121520 60
Bias Communication and Quality 1121321 62
Health Beliefs 8923 65
Discussion of a Selected Cultural Group 37928 68
Institutional SelfReflection on Cultural Competence and CLAS Standards 31021 72
Overview and Table of Contents 129
Skill Builders 135
Catalysts 149
Intensifiers 157
Trackers 166
Overview and Table of Contents 175
Overview and Table of Contents 199

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