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Cultural Awareness for Medical Assistants Part 1: Understanding the Need

America is a culturally diverse country with new immigrants arriving daily and those already here raising families. Unfamiliar languages, beliefs, cultural practices, eating habits, etc., can all present potential obstacles to the medical assistant providing care.

Duration 13 min
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America is a culturally diverse country with new immigrants arriving daily and those already here raising families. Unfamiliar languages, beliefs, cultural practices, eating habits, etc., can all present potential obstacles to the medical assistant providing care.

The three-part series, “Cultural Awareness for Medical Assistants” provides medical assistants with an understanding of the challenges of providing care to a culturally diverse patient population, and describes strategies to address these needs.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the importance of cultural awareness in the healthcare field.
  • Explain some of the cultural differences that exist among patient populations
  • Describe some of the major cultural awareness studies that have been completed over the past 60 years
  • Explain the components of several key models that are designed to foster cultural awareness within the ealthcare system.
Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 13 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
Copyright 2014