Cultural and Linguistic Competence Policy Assessment (CLCPA) (HRSA Grantee)
Provider's Guide to Quality & Culture (HRSA Grantee)
Cultural Broker Guide (HRSA Grantee)
AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit (developed for AHRQ by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Health Literacy Roundtable Institute of Medicine
Cross Cultural Health Care Studies (HRSA Grantee)
AETC National Resource Center (HRSA Grantee)
Cultural Competence Resources for Clinicians
AETC National Multicultural Center (HRSA Grantee)
HIV/AIDS Stigma and Access to Care, Facilitator's Guide (HRSA Cooperative Agreement)
Slides from Training on Stigma and Access to Care
See the TARGET Center TA Library for various dozens of workshop presentations that cover cultural competency and other topics. (HRSA Grantee)
Collecting Culturally- and Linguistically-Specific Patient Data. Under the Affordable Care Act, to the extent practicable, federal health data collections will include culturally- and linguistically-specific data on populations served. Guidance and tools have yet to be developed. This information is included as an advisory for program planners.
Culture. Attitudes and behaviors that are characteristic of a group or community. Learn more: What is Cultural Competence? (Office of Minority Health)
Cultural Competence. A set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. What is Cultural Competence? (Office of Minority Health)
Limited English Proficiency
TeamSTEPPS: This evidence-based module will provide insight into the core concepts of teamwork as they are applied to your work with patients who have difficulty communicating in English.
The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Writing that is clear and to the point, which helps to improve communication and takes less time to read and understand.