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Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care [electronic resource] : A Systems Approach

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781118065600Publication details: New York : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118284285
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care : A Systems ApproachDDC classification:
  • 362.1
LOC classification:
  • RA418.5 .T73
Online resources:
Contents:
Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Who Should Read this Book?; How this Book is Organized; Challenges to the Students; Acknowledgments; The Authors; Part One: The Diversity Imperative; Chapter 1: Systems Approach to Cultural Competence; Dimensions of Diversity; Ethnicity and Race; Gender; Sexual Orientation; Age and Generation; Socioeconomic Status; Language; Religion; Health Care Diversity Challenges; Health Care Disparities in the United States
Changing the US Health Care SystemSystems Approach in the Health Care Delivery Organization; The Importance of Leadership; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Chapter 2: Systematic Attention to Health Care Disparities; What Are Health Care Disparities?; Race and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status; Socioeconomic Sources of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Status; Genetic Differences as a Source of Racial and Ethnic Variation in Disease Risk; Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status as the Focus of National Attention
Checklist of Recommended Organizational-Level ActionsWorkforce Diversity Challenges; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Part Two: The Development of Cultural Competence; Chapter 4: Foundations for Cultural Competence in Health Care; What Is Cultural Competence in Health Care?; The Meaning of Culture in Cultural Competence; Culture and Concepts of Health and Illness; Culture, Categories, Complexity, and Confusion; Subcultures: An Important Part of Most Cultures; Acculturation as an Aspect of Cultures in Contact; Cultural Competence and Immigrant Populations
Culture Is Best Discovered in Local PopulationsLong Journey Toward Cultural Competence; Cultural Competence and Disparities Reduction; Cultural Competence and Changing Delivery Models; National Institutional Support for Cultural Competence; Cultural Competence and the Health Care Provider Organization; Cultural Competence and the Multicultural Health Care Workforce; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Chapter 5: Hallmarks of Cultural Competence in Health Care Professionals; Personal Journey of Cultural Competence; A Dilemma for the Health Care Professional
Disparities Across Other Diversity Dimensions: Gender, Sexual Orientation, the ElderlyHealth Care Disparities Associated with Gender; Health Disparities Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People; Health Issues Unique to the Aging Population; Stakeholder Attention to Health Care Disparities; Systematic Strategies for Reducing Health Care Disparities; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Chapter 3: Workforce Demographics; Trends in the US Labor Force; Diversity and the Health Professions; Drivers of Disparities in the Health Professions
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Summary: Written by three nationally known scholars and experts, Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach is designed to provide upper division and graduate level health care students and professionals with a clear understanding of recent philosophies and processes undergirding diversity management, inclusion, and culturally competent care delivery as seen through the lens of current health care policy and practice. The textbook integrates strategic diversity management, self-reflective leadership and the personal change process, with culturally and linguistically
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Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Who Should Read this Book?; How this Book is Organized; Challenges to the Students; Acknowledgments; The Authors; Part One: The Diversity Imperative; Chapter 1: Systems Approach to Cultural Competence; Dimensions of Diversity; Ethnicity and Race; Gender; Sexual Orientation; Age and Generation; Socioeconomic Status; Language; Religion; Health Care Diversity Challenges; Health Care Disparities in the United States

Changing the US Health Care SystemSystems Approach in the Health Care Delivery Organization; The Importance of Leadership; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Chapter 2: Systematic Attention to Health Care Disparities; What Are Health Care Disparities?; Race and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status; Socioeconomic Sources of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Status; Genetic Differences as a Source of Racial and Ethnic Variation in Disease Risk; Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status as the Focus of National Attention

Checklist of Recommended Organizational-Level ActionsWorkforce Diversity Challenges; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Part Two: The Development of Cultural Competence; Chapter 4: Foundations for Cultural Competence in Health Care; What Is Cultural Competence in Health Care?; The Meaning of Culture in Cultural Competence; Culture and Concepts of Health and Illness; Culture, Categories, Complexity, and Confusion; Subcultures: An Important Part of Most Cultures; Acculturation as an Aspect of Cultures in Contact; Cultural Competence and Immigrant Populations

Culture Is Best Discovered in Local PopulationsLong Journey Toward Cultural Competence; Cultural Competence and Disparities Reduction; Cultural Competence and Changing Delivery Models; National Institutional Support for Cultural Competence; Cultural Competence and the Health Care Provider Organization; Cultural Competence and the Multicultural Health Care Workforce; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Chapter 5: Hallmarks of Cultural Competence in Health Care Professionals; Personal Journey of Cultural Competence; A Dilemma for the Health Care Professional

Disparities Across Other Diversity Dimensions: Gender, Sexual Orientation, the ElderlyHealth Care Disparities Associated with Gender; Health Disparities Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People; Health Issues Unique to the Aging Population; Stakeholder Attention to Health Care Disparities; Systematic Strategies for Reducing Health Care Disparities; Summary; Key Terms; Review Questions and Activities; References; Chapter 3: Workforce Demographics; Trends in the US Labor Force; Diversity and the Health Professions; Drivers of Disparities in the Health Professions

Readiness for Self-Development

Written by three nationally known scholars and experts, Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach is designed to provide upper division and graduate level health care students and professionals with a clear understanding of recent philosophies and processes undergirding diversity management, inclusion, and culturally competent care delivery as seen through the lens of current health care policy and practice. The textbook integrates strategic diversity management, self-reflective leadership and the personal change process, with culturally and linguistically