2. Keynote Overview. What is Cultural Competence?Culture vs. Race/EthnicityCompetence vs. SensitivityStages of Cultural Competence. 3. Keynote Overview. Why is it Important?Increased Ethnic Diversity; Ethnic Disparities in Health;Providers\' Background Different From Patient. 4. Keynote Overview.
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Cultural Competence:Can it be Taught?
Barbara W. Sugland, M.P.H., Sc.D.
Maternal & Child Health Institute:
Addressing Health Disparities
St. Paul, Minnesota
June 27, 2002
A set of congruent practices, skills, attitudes, policies and structures, which come together in a system, agency, or among professionals, which enable that system, agency or professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.
Cross, T.L., Bazron, B.J., Dennis, K.W., Isaac, M.R. (1999)
LIVE & LEARN (Carballeira, 1997)