Cultural competence

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  • Cultural Competence In Public Administration

    Assessing Cultural Competence in Public Administration Introduction Public Administration is the backbone of a state and any discrimination within the body or by the body could be disastrous. With the expansion and globalization of the World, people from an array of cultures inhabit the countries. In order to make this department more efficient, the authorities need to ensure that their policies and behaviors comply with the latest and ethical demands of Cultural Competence, such that they cater to the needs and values of all cultures, not just the dominant ones. Summary The people are judged and identified from the way they behave in masses and in a particular environment and such attitudes come exclusively from the influence of geographical…

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  • Intercultural Competence And Cultural Competence

    What is cultural competence and how can it be gained? Intercultural competence is the ability to be sensitive, reflective, tolerant, and efficient during interactions with individuals of different cultures (Behrnd & Porzelt, 2012). Arasaratnam and Doerfel (2005) identify having prior cross-cultural experiences, a global understanding of culture without ethnocentrism, and listening skills that allow one to be proficient in cross-cultural communication as important components of…

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  • Summary: Cultural Competence In Nursing

    “With increasing cultural diversity within our society, nursing students often find the challenge of engaging with a client who appears different and holds different cultural beliefs to be overwhelming.” (Seckman, 2013.) The literature agrees and acknowledges the need for cultural competence among nurses in order to provide safe, quality care to patients. Authors in all the articles acknowledge the fact that the population is becoming increasingly more diverse necessitating a need for students…

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  • Diversity, Culture, Cultural Competence, Cross-Cultural Competence

    Cross-cultural Relations This handout will focus on: diversity, culture, cultural competence, cross-cultural relations and its importance. Introduction People around the world are from different cultures and they view things in different perspectives. In addition, they have a difference in things that they consider to be important more than others. All these are the results of diversity. What is diversity? Referring to the (Royal Bank of Canada 1995-2015), diversity refers to any dimension that…

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  • Cultural Competence Education

    Technology & Social Media’s Role in Cultural Competence Education With the internationalization of technical exchanges and the increasing popularity of social media in the everyday lives of today’s society, the need for cultural competence education has become the focus of educators as well as the technical community. Cultural competence is the capacity to change one’s attitudes, values and behavior so as to be open and flexible with other cultures and has become increasingly crucial for…

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  • Cultural Competence In Multicultural Education

    Cultural Competency Culture is defined as a learned set of shared interpretations about beliefs, values, and norms which affect the behaviors of a relatively large group of people (Johnson, 2006). Additionally, Johnson (2006) states that culture goes far beyond the climate, food, and clothing of a student’s native country. Culture can be difficult to understand and can present itself as a challenge for classroom teachers. Acquiring cultural competence is a gradual process (Johnson, 2006).…

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  • Importance Of Cultural Competence In Health Care

    Cultural Competence in Health Care Chelsea N. Walker East Central University Cultural Competence in Health Care Having a career in the health profession is having a career with people. There will be people of all different races, ethnicities, values, morals, and beliefs. The United States is extremely culturally diverse and with that, a job in health care will encompass all different types of people. Nurses encounter people of all cultures and it is a nurse’s job to be…

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  • Cultural Competence In Nursing Case Study

    Cultural competency is defined as a, “recognized and popular approach to improving the provision of health care to racial/ethnic minority groups in the community with the aim of reducing racial/ ethnic health disparities” (Truong, n.d., para 1). Cultural competency for an organization means, “creating practices and policies that will make services more accessible to diverse populations, and that provide for appropriate and effective services in cross-cultural situations” (Olsen, Bhattacharya &…

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  • Cultural Competence

    With the evolution of patient care worldwide nursing education has always been at the forefront of culture and health disparities studies in preparing there student for the real world. Numerous education modules on cultural diversity, cultural sensitivity and cultural competence have emerged within the field in which accredited programs have been able to choose and select from to mold their pupils. In hindsight most of the research related to cultural competence pointed back to Dr. Josepha…

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  • Cultural Competence And Cultural Diversity

    The important of cultural competence and cultural diversity As we all know the United State is a country that have many race, religions, and cultures. The increasing of diversity in the United state bring lots of opportunities, and challenges for health care provides, and the health care system. A cultural compliance health care system can help the elimination of racial, and stereotypes disparities. Another big affect on the health care system is language barriers there is millions of…

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