Cultural competence: assessment and education resources for home care and hospice clinicians

PUBMED ID:

22173617

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Authors:

Hines D

Institution:

Abington Memorial Hospital, Dixon School of Nursing, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 19090, USA. dhines@amh.org

Title:

Cultural competence: assessment and education resources for home care and hospice clinicians

Source

Home Healthc Nurse. 2012 Jan;30(1):38-45

Abstract

Home healthcare and hospice clinicians face many challenges in the complex healthcare system caring for patients and their families in the home environment. One of those challenges is providing culturally competent care for an increasingly diverse population. This article will highlight free, easily accessible, online resources to assist clinicians and organizations to assess organizational and individual cultural competence and provide many resources for cultural competency education programs.