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Improve the quality of your interaction with patients from a different cultureTextbook: communication, family roles, high-risk behaviors, nutrition, pregnancy, death, spirituality, health practices and health practitioners for 24 culturesIncrease awareness about patients preferences from diverse cultures (University of Washington clinicians tip sheets) Cultural beliefs and medical issues for recent immigrants to Seattle, including Amharic, Cambodian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Oromo, Somali, Tigrean and VietnameseTranslation services posterCompilation of assessment tools, culture, language, disease/condition, education, research, training curricula and web-based trainingRace and ethnic populations health, health disparities in the US, statistics by race/ethnicity and health topicExercises and examples for improving patient-provider communications, Management Sciences for HealthPeer-reviewed learning modules, case studies, exercises and evaluation tools for improving patient-provider communications with regards to older adults from various ethnic backgrounds in the USSearchable database of natural product monographs, reviews of the best scientific evidenceTextbook on integration of Western and other therapies with evidence referencesStanford site with a mission to increase the overall knowledge and skills of medical students, house staff, and other professionals, including practicing physicians on the ethnic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, linguistic and other factors that contribute to health disparities, and on culturally competent approaches to mitigating these disparitiesTranslation services posterCalifornia Academy of Family PhysiciansCalifornia Academy of Family PhysiciansSelf-evaluation tool, National Center for Cultural Competence
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