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Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric disorders. Actual scenarios that occurred in clinical settings help the user gain direct insight into the realities of practice today. Cultural factors covered ...
Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric disorders. Actual scenarios that occurred in clinical settings help the user gain direct insight into the realities of practice today. Cultural factors covered within the cases include cultural diversity plus gender, language, folk beliefs, socioeconomic status, religion, and sexual orientation.
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Introduction: Tools to Assess Cultural Competency Training (TACCT).
Case 1 Ruth Franklin: A 40-year-old African American woman with heart failure (Susan E. Wiegers and Horace DeLisser, MD).
Case 2 Carl Jones: A 48-year-old homeless Caucasian man with chest pain and lung cancer (Lisa Bellini).
Case 3 Maria Morales: A 57-year-old Mexican woman with type 2 diabetes (Desiree Lie and Charles Vega).
Case 4 Maya Mohammed: A 15-year-old Arab American teenager with leukaemia (Amal Mohamed Osman Khidir, Alexander Chou, and Lyuba Konopasek).
Case 5 Jon Le: A 48-year-old Korean man with cerebral hemorrhage (Scott Kasner and Horace DeLisser).
Case 6 Nadia Rosenberg: A 53-year-old Russian woman with drug-resistant tuberculosis (Elena N. Atochina-Vasserman and Helen Abramova).
Case 7 Isabel Delgado: A 47-year-old Dominican woman with hypertension (Debbie Salas-Lopez and Eric Gertner).
Case 8 George Dennis: A 35-year-old African American man with AIDS (Ronald G. Collman).
Case 9 Mary Jones: A 2-year-old Caucasian girl with delayed speech development (Dodi Meyer, Hetty Cunningham, Rica Mauricio and Alexandra Schieber).
Case 10 Priya Krishnamurthy: A 73-year-old South Asian Indian woman with a stroke (Scott Kasner, Roy Hamilton, Steven Mess´e and Sashank Prasad).
Case 11 Carlos Cruz: A 34-year-old Mexican man with sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome (Indira Gurubhagavatula, Lisa Hark and Sharon L. Drozdowsky).
Case 12 Denise Smith: A 41-year-old Caucasian woman with asthma (John Paul Sa´ nchez, Nelson Felix Sa´nchez and Ana Nunez, MD).
Case 13 Mae Ling Chung: A 22-year-old Chinese woman in an arranged marriage (Elizabeth Lee-Rey and Nereida Correa).
Case 14 Earl Collins: A 73-year-old African American man with lung cancer (Mitchell L. Margolis and Lisa Bellini).
Case 15 Irma Matos: A 66-year-old Ecuadorian woman with type 2 diabetes and hypertension (Edgar Maldonado and Debbie Salas-Lopez).
Case 16 Eileen Clark: An 82-year-old African American woman with a stroke (Scott Kasner and Horace DeLisser).
Case 17 Leslie O’Malley: A 66-year-old Irish American man with breast cancer (J. Eric Russell).
Case 18 Juana Caban: A 21-year-old Puerto Rican woman who is pregnant and HIV-positive (Lisa Rucker, Nadine T. Katz and Nicholas E.S. Sibinga).
Case 19 Alice Gregory: A 71-year-old African American woman with aortic stenosis (Susan E. Wiegers and Horace DeLisser, MD).
Case 20 Sunil Guha: A 32-year-old South Asian Indian man with metabolic syndrome (Fran Burke and Lisa Hark).
Case 21 Pepper Hawthorne: A 19-year-old Caucasian woman with a stroke (Scott Kasner).
Case 22 Alika Nkuutu: A 24-year-old African woman with sickle cell disease (J. Eric Russell).
Case 23 Miguel Cortez: A 9-year-old Mexican boy with asthma (Noel B. Rosales).
Case 24 Naomi Fulton: A 49-year-old African American woman with metabolic syndrome (Gail Marion and Lisa Hark).
Case 25 Bobby Napier: A 68-year-old Caucasian Appalachian man with type 2 diabetes (Elizabeth Lee-Rey, Sonia Crandall and Thomas A. Arcury).
Appendix 1: Positioning the Interpreter.
Appendix 2: Kleinman’s Explanatory Model of Illness.
Multiple Choice Questions.