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.
Language, health literacy, and their effects on the safe provision of care -- Overcoming health barriers through cultural competence -- The role of community in cultural competence -- Developing and training staff to be culturally competent -- The business case for cultural and linguistic competence
There is much discussion around cultural sensitivity and cultural expertise, but now the discussion has shifted to cultural sensibility, which is a deliberate behavior that proactively provides an enriched provider consumer/patient interaction, where the health care provider acknowledges cultural issues and situations through thoughtful reasoning, responsiveness, and discreet (attentive, considerate, and observant) interactions. In this highly practical and informative handbook, author Sally Ellis Fletcher offers healthcare providers a process that encourages them to first consider their own attitudes, biases, beliefs, and prejudices through self-reflection. Cultural Sensibility in Healthcare challenges readers to examine cultural issues beyond just theory and to instead explore culture as it affects your professional role thus creating culturally sensibility health 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