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Cultural Competence in Israel . Dr. Anita Noble Henrietta Szold/Hadassah – Hebrew University School of Nursing. Background. Israel is a country full of cultural diversity Population Religion Religious Identity Religious Observance Ethnicity Language.

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cultural competence in israel

CulturalCompetence in Israel

Dr. Anita Noble Henrietta Szold/Hadassah – Hebrew University School of Nursing

background
Background
  • Israel is a country full of cultural diversity
    • Population
    • Religion
    • Religious Identity
    • Religious Observance
    • Ethnicity
    • Language
population by religion population group
Population by Religion& Population Group

Central Bureau of Statistics, 2006

israel 2006
Israel - 2006
  • Immigrants – 19,000
    • 43% - FSU
    • 17% - Ethiopia
    • 13% - France & other
  • Central Bureau of Statistics, 2006
instruments
Instruments
  • The Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence among Healthcare Professionals –Revised (IAPCC-R) (Campinha-Bacote, J. 2003)
  • Copyrighted by Campinha-Bacote (2003). Printed with permission from
  • Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates
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Instruments

IAPCC-R

  • Appropriate for initial assessment of general cultural competence of all HCP’s
  • Self administered questionnaire
    • 25 items
    • 5 constructs
    • 4 point Likert scale
    • Scoring 25-100
      • 25-50 culturally incompetent
      • 51-74 culturally aware
      • 75-90 culturally competent
      • 91-100 culturally proficient
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Level Cultural Competence of Israeli Midwives? IAPCC-R

Note: Possible score 25-100. A score of 25-50 = culturally incompetent; 51-74 = culturally aware; 75-90 = culturally competent; 91-100 = culturally proficient

testing
New York City

153 HCP’s

69 Nurses

18 Physicians

41 Allied Health Professionals

25 Pediatric Residents

Testing
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% Culturally Competent

p=.003

Entire group 23%

sample
Sample
  • 146 first year nursing students enrolled in the Introduction to Nursing course
    • 2 Control groups
      • Control group 1: n = 51
      • Control group 2: n = 37
    • 1 Intervention group
      • n = 58
meeting regulatory requirements
Meeting Regulatory Requirements
  • No mandated legislation
  • Efforts are being directed to decrease health inequalities and promote legislation
  • Initiatives undertaken by individuals and institutions without a regulatory requirement
it begins with the staff
It begins with the staff
  • Most cultures are represented among Israel’s HCP’s who are multilingual
  • Nursing programs designed for immigrant nurses and those with a BA wanting to change profession
  • Immigrant physicians employed after passing medical boards
cultural competence initiatives
Cultural competence initiatives
  • Nursing initiatives
    • Core curriculum will include cultural diversity
    • Individual nursing schools have already included cultural diversity/cultural competence into courses
      • Ziv School of Nursing –Safed
      • Hadassah School of Nursing - Jerusalem
      • Kaplan School of Nursing - Rechovot
      • Recanati School of Nursing – Beer Sheva
language access
Language Access
  • Bar Ilan University
    • Prof. Miriam Shlesinger & Michal Shuster
      • Course for Translator’s –currently in pilot project
  • Telephone translation for Amharic speaking patients
  • List of employees who are bilingual
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Language
  • Patient handouts available in Hebrew & English
  • Translators hired for specific areas ie Cystic Fibrosis department
  • Clowns – Hebrew & Arabic speaking
physical plant
Physical Plant
  • Synagogues
  • Moslem prayer
  • Kosher food
    • Appropriate for both Jewish and Moslem patients
    • “Mehadrin” supervision at Hadassah
    • Ramadan - after-fast meals served
  • Sabbath elevator
  • Interfaith group for healthcare professionals
community outreach
Community Outreach
  • Clinic for Down Syndrome includes bilingual staff that work specifically with Arab families
  • Hospital works together with B’Terem on projects tailored for Jewish and Arab communities
  • Community organizations distribute strictly kosher snacks to ALL patients and families daily
  • Sabbath meals for patients & families provided free of charge
  • Clergy of different faiths
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Cultural competence initiatives
  • Hadassah Medical Center – continuing education courses/workshops include a lecture on cultural competence
  • More conferences focus on cultural competence
continuing education
Continuing Education
  • 2005
    • Israel Association for Nursing Research, Recanati School of Nursing, Beer Sheva

Dr. Rena Papadopoulos –guest lecturer

Dr. Ilana Margalit - Founder

  • 2006
    • Henrietta Szold/Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Nursing, Jerusalem

Cultural competence workshop for nursing faculty

Dr. Rachel Spector (Lady Davis Fellow)

Dr. Anita Noble

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Continuing Education
  • 2006
    • Mind the Language Gap: Access to Health Care for Language Minorities, Bar Ilan University

Prof. Miriam Shlesinger, Michal Shuster

    • Health Promotion & Cultural Diversity, Ministry of Health – Public Health, Jerusalem

Dr. Karen Glantz

Prof. Ronny Shtarkshall

Ruti Weinstein, conference chairperson

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Continuing Education
  • “A Tool Chest for Cultural Tailoring”

Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine & School of Public Health

Prof. Ronny Shtarkshall

  • “Connecting Bridges”

Association for Nursing Faculty in Israel

Ziv School of Nursing

  • Intercultural Center for Human Sexuality & Family Life