Introduction : the need for culturally sensitive health care / Nancy Waxler-Morrison and Joan M. Anderson -- 1. People of Central American descent / Danica Gleave, Natalie A. Chambers and Arturo S. Manes -- 2. People of Chinese descent / Ka-Ming Kevin Yue -- 3. People of Cambodian and Laotian descent / Chansokhy Anhaouy, Elizabeth Richardson and Nancy Waxler-Morrison -- 4. People of Iranian descent / Afsaneh Behjati-Sabet and Natalie A. Chambers -- 5. People of Japanese descent / Karen Kobayashi, Teruko Okabe, Kazuko Takahashi and Elizabeth Richardson -- 6. People of South Asian descent / Shashi Assanand, Maud Dias, Elizabeth Richardson, Natalie A. Chambers and Nancy Waxler-Morrison -- 7. People of Vietnamese descent / Dai-Kha Dinh, Soma Ganesan and Nancy Waxler-Morrison -- 8. Refugees in Canada / Natalie A. Chambers and Soma Ganesan -- Conclusion : delivering culturally responsive health care / Joan M. Anderson, Sheryl Reimer Kirkham, Nancy Waxler-Morrison, Carol Herbert, Maureen Murphy and Elizabeth Richardson.
Reviews some basci health beliefs and practices associated with a number of cultral and religious groups. Intended to help providers learn about the possible expectations that patients and residents may have for their care.
Overview of key issues and concerns -- Dynamics of diversity : becoming better health care providers through cultural competence -- A model to guide cultural competence education -- Transcultural self-efficacy tool (TSET) -- A guide for interpreting learners? transcultural self-efficacy perceptions, identifying at-risk individuals, and avoiding pitfalls -- Cultural competence clinical evaluation tool (CCCET) and clinical setting assessment -- Tool-diversity and disparity (CSAT-DD) -- Academic settings : general overview, faculty self-assessment, and curriculum evaluation -- Enhancing cultural competence : face-to-face classrooms, hybrid, and online -- Enhancing cultural competence : clinical settings, immersion experiences, service-learning, simulation and nursing skills laboratory -- Case exemplar : linking strategies-spotlight on the cultural discovery integrated approach -- Case exemplar : linking strategies-spotlight on the innovative field trip experience -- Faculty advisement and helpfulness : a culturally congruent approach -- Health care institutions : general overview, inquiry, action, and innovation -- Case exemplar : linking strategies-spotlight on employee orientation programs to enhance cultural competence -- Case exemplar : linking strategies-spotlight on employee in-service education to enhance cultural competence -- Professional associations : general overview, inquiry, action, and innovation -- New priorities : challenges and future directions