Achieving Cultural Competency. A Case-Based Approach to by Lisa Hark, Horace DeLisser

Achieving Cultural Competency. A Case-Based Approach to by Lisa Hark, Horace DeLisser

By Lisa Hark, Horace DeLisser

Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based method of education health and wellbeing Professionals offers the required instruments to satisfy the ever-growing want for culturally powerfuble practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study instances hide various clinical subject matters, together with cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric issues. genuine situations that happened in scientific settings support the consumer achieve direct perception into the realities of perform at the present time. Cultural components coated in the situations contain cultural variety plus gender, language, folks ideals, socioeconomic prestige, faith, and sexual orientation.

This ebook is an authorized CME-certifying job to fulfill physicians' cultural competency kingdom necessities.

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Examples of professional, governmental, and accrediting organizations recognizing the importance of cultural competency include the following: (1) Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Li aison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). S. and Canada require that medical students and faculty demonstrate an understanding of the manner in which people of diverse cultures and belief systems perceive health and illness and respond to various symptoms, diseases, and treatments (26). Medical schools are now required to document development of skills in cultural competence, indicate where in the curriculum students are exposed to such material, and demonstrate the extent to which the objectives are being achieved.

Franklin is a 40-year-old African American woman who came to see Dr. Cox, a cardiologist, for management of congestive heart failure. She had seen another cardiologist in the group (Dr. ] This comment greatly angered Mrs. Franklin and so she did not follow-up with Dr. Moore. 1 What factors may have contributed to Mrs. Franklin’s anger? The insensitivity of Dr. Moore would certainly have provided sufficient reason for Mrs. Franklin to be angry. Clearly, it would have been better if Dr. Moore had addressed her need for weight loss in a more tactful and thoughtful way.

This book fills an important niche, providing a rich and diverse set of cases for teaching and learning. By mapping the learning objectives of the cases to the TACCT, the authors and their contributors have added incredible value. The authors have masterfully molded their years of combined experience into a usable guide to case-based education in cultural competence. Now educators seeking to add curriculum on a particular TACCT domain or set of learning objectives can select high-quality materials for the kind of teaching that embraces principles of adult learning: experiential and case-based teaching (See pp.

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