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Developing Cultural Competence
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Course Information:
  • Streaming Video
  • Cultural Factors That Influence Each of Us
  • The Impact of Cultural Factors in Providing Health Care
  • Tools for Developing Cultural Competence
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Developing Cultural Competence Info:

Credit Hours:1

Course Type:DVD/Streaming Video

Course Description

This 1 hour course discusses how you can improve your ability to work with people from other cultures. Culturally competent health care embraces each individual’s cultural beliefs, values and customs, rather than imposing one standard of behavior and belief upon everyone.

Course Objectives

As America increases in diversity, understanding how to become culturally competent is even more important. Upon completion of this training, participants will learn: the definition of cultural competence; cultural factors that influence each of us; the impact of cultural factors in providing health care; tools for developing cultural competence.

Course Outcomes

  • Cultural diversity in the United States
  • The definition of cultural diversity and culturally competent care
  • Beliefs about the cause of illness and disease, Healing, Western medicine
  • Formal or informal approach
  • Style of communication, Taboo subjects, Non-verbal forms of communication
  • Cultural factors that may affect health care: Gender roles, Language, Literacy, Personal space, Touch, Time, Decision-making, Sexual orientation
  • How to become culturally competent and understand your own background
  • Avoid negative attitudes, stereotypes and generalizations
  • The use of cultural assessment tools
  • Asking open-ended questions that are general in nature
  • Learn about the history of the person you are caring for
  • Read about different cultures, Attend cultural events
  • Learn a few words of the person’s language
  • Treat people the way that they want to be treated (Platinum Rule)


Instructor:Marion Karpinski, R.N.

Marion Karpinski, R.N. brings 40 years of nursing experience, much of which took place in hospital or skilled home care settings. By working with area agencies on aging, hospices, home health agencies, hospitals, faith-based organizations, community colleges and other organizations, we have been able to reach greater numbers of providers. We have had a significant impact on the training of both family and paraprofessional care providers.

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