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The Journey to Cultural Competence

The Journey to Cultural Competence

This learning resource is an interactive tutorial. The stated learning objectives are: Discuss cultural competence and why it is especially important in health care.Develop a plan for improving your cultural competence.

The content author for the learning resource was Earlise Ward, a licensed psychologist and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The project is a component of NEAT (Nursing Education and Technology).

The website requires users to create a login and password.  Faculty who plan to use the learning resource are asked to complete a short questionnaire and then provided with a URL for the learning resource to include in their courses.

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Donna Sandretto
Donna Sandretto (Faculty)
6 years ago

easy to understand and interactive

Elizabeth Baker
Elizabeth Baker (Faculty)
8 years ago
While this material is specifically designed for the health care industry, the concepts of cultural competence can fit within the parameters of many service industries including education. The key mini modules that discuss: Knowledge, Skill, Awareness, Encounters, and Desires, sum up the need for greater understanding of the growing diversity within our communities. I plan on using this in my classroom as a supplement to our study of the Native American culture.

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Easy to use, flexible, attractive.
Time spent reviewing site: > 30 minutes
Elizabeth Brough
Elizabeth Brough (Faculty)
9 years ago
This is a great tutorial! I wish I had found it before I did my lecture for cultural assessment in the classroom! Well done.