Cultural Competence

Cultural Competency Guide for Health Care Professionals. Nova Scotia Department of Health.

While this guide is specific to Nova Scotia, it contains valuable information regarding cultural competency for health care professionals across Canada. The guide is divided into five self-contained sections, each applicable to different groups of professionals working in the primary health care system, including administrative staff as well as front line service providers.

A Cultural Competence Guide for Primary Health Care Professionals in Nova Scotia

Cultural Safety Online Learning Modules. University of Victoria School of Nursing.

The school of Nursing presents three free Distance Study Modules on Cultural Safety. The purpose of these modules is to reflect on Aboriginal peoples’ experiences of colonization and racism as these relate to health and health care. The modules are designed for nurses, nursing students, and nursing instructors, as well as other health and human service workers, to explore the concept of cultural safety as it relates to nursing practice.

Cultural Diversity and Caregiving. Family Caregiver Alliance.

See power point Cultural Differences in Family Caregiving: Impact on Outcomes that discusses influence of cultural beliefs on caregiving by Chinese, Hispanic/ Latino-Americans, African American and First Nations populations.

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