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Cultural Competency

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This tutorial discusses what it means to be culturally competent. It defines cultural competence and explains why it is important especially in a health care setting. The National Center for Cultural Competence is introduced, as well as their checklists to assess cultural and linguistic competence. Then the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) are introduced. The first three standards are examined more closely with video examples.

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