The goal of this program is to help health professional's develop an individualized plan for becoming culturally competent. After you study this information, you will be able to —
- Define cultural competence.
- Identify barriers that inhibit the provision of culturally competent health care.
- Describe the components of a personal action plan for becoming culturally competent.
Educational Gap: Health professionals are not able to identify and manage cultural diversity issues.
This course was reviewed and approved by Stephen Wheeler, MD, representing the University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Health Sciences Education.