Learn More About Cultural Competence - Selected Resources
- Culture, Faith Traditions & Health. Online modules on the impact of culture and faith traditions on patient-provider interactions (~2.5 hrs, no need to complete all at once). Available at: http://www.csh.umn.edu/modules/index.html. Select "Culture Faith Traditions and Health.”
- Stereotyping. Robert Phillips has been waiting three years for a kidney transplant. He describes the stereotype that as an African-American, he will not take care of himself. Worlds Apart: A Film Series on Cross-Cultural Health Care (running time 10min, purchase necessary, free short clip available) http://www.commonwealthfund.org/topics/topics_show.htm?doc_id=228596)
- A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care, Think Cultural Health. Offers resources and tools to promote cultural competency in health care (9hr online CME course, no need to complete all at once). https://cccm.thinkculturalhealth.org/
- Implicit preferences and stereotypes. The Implicit Association Test (IAT) measures implicit preferences and stereotypes. The IAT may be used as an educational tool to increase awareness of subconscious bias. Take the IAT Test: www.implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/demo/index.jsp.