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4/6 - 4/11 Notes

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4/6 - 4/11 Notes HTH231

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population health determinents
Dr. Mary Ott Walter
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Date Created: 03/03/16
HTH 231 Cultural Competency & Health Care  Culture: A totality of socially transmitted behavioral patterns, beliefs, values, customs,  lifeway’s, arts, and all other products of human work and thought characteristics of a  population of people that guide their worldview and decision making o Learned first in family, school, community, social organizations o Health­care providers must recognize that there are different cultures that may  change the way care can be provided  Subculture: A group of people from several cultures who join together for an array of  reasons o AA o Bikers o Veterans  Variant Characteristics of Cultures: Major attributes that shape peoples’ worldview and  the extent to which people identify with their cultural group of origin o Nationality o Gender  o Occupation o Military experience o Marital Status o Parental status o Sexual orientation  Awareness vs. Sensitivity o Cultural awareness: Appreciation of external and internal signs of diversity  Arts, music, dress, physical characteristics o Cultural sensitivity: Personal attitudes and not saying things that might be  offensive to someone from a culture or ethnic background  Cultural Competence: a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come  together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables that system, agency,  or those professionals to work effectively in cross­cultural situations ­ self awareness  without influence  Also refers to a set of academic and interpersonal skills that allow individuals to increase their understanding and appreciation of cultural differences and similarities within,  among, and between groups. This requires a willingness and ability to draw on  community­based values, traditions, and customs and to work with knowledgeable  persons of and from the community in developing targeted interventions,  communications, and other supports.  the ability to effectively operate in different cultural contexts. Cultural competency  emphasizes the idea of effectively operating in different cultural contexts. Knowledge,  awareness, and sensitivity do not include this concept. o Nonjudgmental o Open o Comfortable o Engaging conscious process o Responsibility for continued education  Purnell Model of Cultural Competence o All HCP need similar info about cultural diversity o One culture is not better than another, just different o Differences exist within, between and among  o Change slowly over time  o VCC determines variation from dominant culture o Co Participation increases positive outcomes o Culture has powerful influence on interpretation of and responses to HC o Individuals and families belong to several subcultures o Right to be respected for heritage o Caregivers need cultural info to provide culturally sensitive and competent care o Learning culture is ongoing process o Prejudices and biases can be minimized with understanding o HC must reflect the unique understanding of values, beliefs, attitudes, lifeways,  and worldview of diverse populations and individual acculturation patterns o Language and Health Literacy Examples:  Medical jargon  Inadequate reading level  Lack of fluency in English  Negative perceptions of patient and provider, patient doesn’t return for follow­up  Written materials in patient’s native language  Unsuccessful interpretation Availability: A health related system offering a needed service and doing so at a time that is  reasonable  Expanded hours of service in the Emergency Room


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