Thorough resources on cultural competency and health literacy from HRSA
Provides information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of various immigrant groups to the US. Translated instructions for patients about preparing for tests and examinations are provided. In addition cultural profiles for a variety of health topics, from asthma to Women's Health and patient information on a various health topics (with some translations) are also available.
Provides cultural profiles for many nations.
In partnership with the American Hospital Association. Provides educational resources on quality/cost/disparities, etc. Various articles, guides, and tool kits.
AHRQ tools and information that can be used in implementing the Action Plan
Working toward the achievement of the recommendations in the AAP policy statement "The Pediatrician's Role in Community Pediatrics" through: Advocacy, Collaborations, Dissemination, Education, Innovation, Leadership, and Technical Assistance. Provides training modules and publications on health literacy, social determinants of health, cultural competency, etc.
Competency based goals and objectives for cultural competency training
Video vignettes from the American Academy of Family Physicians (short/ inspires conversation- requires RealPlayer flash )
Self assessment on cultural competency
Important questions to enhance culturally competent patient interviewing
Helpful frameworks to incorporate into patient interviewing to enhance cultural competence of encounter
Toolkit with several modules on key health equity and prevention topics including community factors that influence health equity and measuring and evaluating health equity
Discusses the new and revised hospital accreditation standards approved by the Joint Commission to improve patient-provider communication. The standards that are discussed include identifying and addressing patient communication needs; providing language services; addressing qualifications for language interpreters and translators; and collecting race, ethnicity, and language data.
Cultural Competence Clinical case presentation on Coin Rubbing.
Provides screening tools on sexual assault and domestic violence.
Provides information on domestic violence: what it is, how to identify it, prevalence statistics, and service providers. Multi-lingual support programs and shelter services are available.
Provides information on disparities in cardiac care, resource guides for cardiologists and patients.
Powerpoint presentation on literacy and health.
Powerpoint presentation on the importance of health literacy and implications for public health.
The Literacy Assistance Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the expansion of quality literacy services in New York.
Provides patient information guides on Heart Attacks, Hypertension, Smoking, Pain, and other health topics. Available in English and Spanish.
Books and Guides available on Diabetes and related topics.
Books and Guides available on specific Cancers, healthy eating, coping, etc.
Provides information on topics of interest for parents with premature infants.
Guides and Pamphlets available on health care and domestic violence, children and domestic violence, and battered immigrant women.
A patient centered view about interacting with health care professionals