What is Cultural Competency? In simple terms, it's medicine at its best: patient-centered care. Healthcare providers who are sensitive to the cultural and religious beliefs of the communities they serve, particularly surrounding health and illness, provide patient-centered care. It's considered 'cultural competency' and it's a regulation in hospitals around the country. This program is designed to address the delicate nature of cultural competency.
Key Learning Points
- Trains healthcare professionals about patient assessment tools that allows employees to explain illnesses and treatment, identify healing, negotiate treatment, intervene and collaborate with patient family members
- Realistic healthcare scenarios representing many different cultures and beliefs
- Additional content and insights to enhance the comprehension and retention of this critical information