National Center for Cultural Competence (HRSA Grantee)
Achieving Diversity in Dentistry and Medicine (HRSA Grantee)
Cultural Broker Guide (HRSA Grantee)
Guiding Principles for Cultural Competency (Word - 103 KB)
Practicing Cross Cultural Communication (HRSA Grantee)
Managing Diversity Begins with You (HRSA Grantee)
Diversity & Cultural Competency in Public Health Settings (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.