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By Wen-Shing Tseng

Cultural competence in healthiness Care presents a stability among a theoretical starting place and medical program. a result of specialise in easy rules, this publication should be beneficial not just within the usa, yet in the course of the international as Cultural Competence is desiring to fill the cultural competence hole for college kids and practitioners of medication and similar wellbeing and fitness sciences, by means of offering wisdom and describing the abilities wanted for culturally suitable remedy of sufferers of numerous ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

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By learning about health behaviors in high-risk communities, interventions and policies for reducing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare can be more effectively planned (Kieffer, Sinco, Rafferty, Spencer, Palmisano, Watt & Heisler 2006). References American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Workforce (2004) Ensuring culturally effective pediatric care: Implications for education and health policy. Pediatrics 114:1677–1685 Barzansky B (2003) Educational programs in US medical schools 2002–2003.

Jr. (1983). A teaching framework for cross-cultural health care: Application in family practice, Western Journal of Medicine. 139, 934–938. 24 2 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Specialties Boyle DP, Springer A (2001) Toward a cultural competence measure for social work with specific populations. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work 9:53–71 Brotherton SE, Rockey PH, Etzel SI (2004) US graduate medical education, 2003–2004. JAMA 292:1032–7 Callister LC (2005) What has the literature taught us about culturally competent care of women and children.

In: Tseng WS, Streltzer J (eds) Clinical Competence in Cultural Psychiatry. , pp 73–75 Tseng WS (2001) Handbook of Cultural Psychiatry. Academic Press, San Diego, 113 Woollet A, Dosanjh N, Nicolson P, Marshall H, Djhanbakhch O, Hadlow J (1995) The ideas and experiences of pregnancy and childbirth of Asian and non-Asian women in east London. British Journal of Medical Psychology 68(1):65–84 Chapter 4 Healthcare for People of Different Ethnicities Medical issues that are relatively specific to certain ethnic groups will be discussed in this chapter.

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