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Cultural Competence: Providing Culturally Competent Care

This course is the second in a two‐part series designed to teach you the key elements of cultural competence, as a starting point for you to:

  • Optimize your care and services for all residents
  • Maintain compliance with laws and recommendations related to the delivery of culturally competent medical care

This second course in the series focuses on best practices for delivering medical care and services in a culturally competent manner.

To get the most out of this course, you should have a working knowledge of the information presented in Part 1 of the series (Cultural Competence: Background and Benefits).

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the assumptions you make about residents from culture groups other than your own.
  • Recognize guidelines and best practices for improving the quality of your interactions with cross‐cultural residents.
  • Recall the components and overall goal of a trans‐cultural resident assessment.
  • Use the acronym ADHERE to improve resident compliance with treatment recommendations.