Dignity & Respect: Showing Our Patients Cultural Sensitivity

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Dignity & Respect: Showing Our Patients Cultural Sensitivity

In an effort to help facilities provide quality patient care, standards issued by The Joint Commission emphasize cultural competence and sensitivity to issues regarding culture, race, gender, sexual orientation, functional ability and economic situation.

Program Highlights

  • Define cultural competency and why it is important

  • Teach the importance of understanding cultural variation

  • Encourage the asking of questions for more complete patient understanding

  • Stimulate staff to learn how patients display cultural expression

  • Show how cultural competency can lead to better patient care

  • Achieve compliance with The Joint Commission's Population-Served Standard

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Learning Objective

To educate all hospital staff on the necessity of providing every patient with effective and respectful care in a manner that is compatible with each patient’s cultural beliefs and practices

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key

From The Series
General Orientation

Clinical Advisors

  • Sharlene Baker, RN, BSN

  • George Hill, PhD

  • Kevin Myatt