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Research Division

Family Medicine

Cultural Competency

Successful training in Cultural Competency will enable participants to:
  1. Define culture, ethnicity, race, and diversity.
  2. List examples of how culture influences health beliefs, practices, and communication and thus impact patient care.
  3. Describe the difference between a stereotype and a generalization
  4. Identify some of their own biases and assumptions about others
  5. Define the concept of cultural competency
  6. Describe the rationale for cultural competency in care delivery
  7. Demonstrate skills that enhance communication between doctors and patients.

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