Cultural Diversity And Cultural Influence In Health Care
The IAPCC-R was scored in a manner such that higher scores were indicative of greater CC. Four categories were developed for each score range: culturally incompetent (25-50), culturally aware (51-74), culturally competent (75-90), and culturally proficient (91-100).
Scores for the baseline measure indicated 91% of participants fell in the culturally aware category, while 9% obtained scores in the culturally competence range, with a mean score of 65.4. The three-month measure indicated that 88% of participants scored in the culturally aware range, while 12.8% of participants achieved culturally competent scores, with a mean score of 67.6. Finally, the mean score for participants at the six-month measure was …show more content…
(2013), assessed the effectiveness of a pilot program for CC training in 76 dental practitioners. Fifteen additional dentists acted as controls for the study, thus receiving no CC training. An Objective Structural Clinical Examination (OSCE) was used for observational and self-assessments three months following completion of the training program. The researchers believed that participants who engaged in the training program would outperform control participants with the same amount of patient contact when given standardized patient scenarios geared toward CC. All participants were given the same patient