Healing by Heart: Culturally Responsive Health Care. Kathie Culhane-Pera, MD MA Healthy Generations Videoconference March 7, 2005. Table of Contents. Part I: Health related cultural beliefs, practices, values Parts II - VI: Case Stories and Commentaries Women’s Health Children’s Health
Kathie Culhane-Pera, MD MA
Healthy Generations VideoconferenceMarch 7, 2005
Part I: Health related cultural beliefs, practices, values
Parts II - VI: Case Stories and CommentariesWomen’s Health
Part VII: Culturally Responsive Health Care
A model for culturally responsive health care with recommendations for health care practitioners, administrators, and policy makers
Helen Bruce, CNM
Donald Brunnquell, PhD
Karen G. Gervais, PhD
Mymee Her, PhD
Chue Pao Heu
Peter Kunstadter, PhD
Stephen Kurachek, MD
Pacyinz Lyfoung, JD
Mayly Lyfoung Lochungvu
Deborah Mielke, MD
Christopher L. Moertel, MD
Mai Neng Moua, BA
Vang Leng Mouanoutoua, PhD
Elanah D. Naftali, DrPH, RD
Kevin A. Peterson, MD, MPH
Gregory A. Plotnikoff, MD, MTS
Marline Spring, PhD
Carol A. Tauer, PhD
Mao Heu Thao, LPN, BA
Va Thao, LPN
Cher Vang, MPA
Maylee Vang, MA
Thomas Vang, MS
Elizabeth C. Walker Anderson, BA
Patricia F. Walker, MD, DTM&H
Joseph Westermeyer, MD, PhD
Chue Xiong, RN
Yer Moua Xiong, MPH
Deu Yang, LPN
Nkaj Zeb Yaj
Anonymous family membersParts II-VI: Case Commentators
The Healing by Heart Model: Culturally Responsive Health Care
I. Be aware of the influence of culture on health status, beliefs, practices, and values.
II. Increase self-awareness about your own health beliefs, practices, and values.
III. Learn about the prevailing health beliefs, practices, and values of the cultural groups you serve.
IV. Identify potential areas of congruity and difference between your own health beliefs, practices, and values and those of the cultural groups you serve.
V. Increase self-awareness about your cross-cultural health care ethics.
VII. Develop attitudes culturally responsive to the groups you serve.
VI. Learn skills to identify, evaluate, and respond to cross-cultural ethical conflicts, with special attention to challenges to professional integrity.
VIII. Learn communication skills culturally responsive to the groups you serve.
IX. Develop skills in applying culturally responsive knowledge, skills, and attitudes to particular clinical relationships.
Hla dej yuav hle khau.Tsiv teb tsaws chaw yuav hle hau.
—White Hmong Proverb
When crossing a river, remove your sandals.
When crossing a border, remove your crown.