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Cultural Competence: Tools & Resources

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (lead author Denice Cora-Bramble D, MD). Culturally Effective Care Toolkit, 2011. Permission is granted to download and reproduce only those items designated as “Tools”.
  • Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A Physician’s Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care. This free, self-directed training course and website helps equip health care professionals with awareness, knowledge and skills to better treat the diverse population they serve.
  • The Provider’s Guide to Quality and Culture website is designed to help organizations provide quality, culturally competent services to multi-ethnic populations. It is part of Management Sciences for Health (MSH)’s Electronic Resource Center, funded in part by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Last updated: July, 2016

Also available at: http://www.kidsnewtocanada.ca/culture/tools
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