Introduction to Cultural Competency and Title VI

Fee:None
Length:25 minutes
Description:This training discusses the issue of cultural competency and the impact on delivery of public health and healthcare services as well as what the healthcare industry must do in order to be compliant with national legislation.
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Lauren N. Bradley, MHS

Narrator:

Rachel A. Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

Reviewer:

Allison George, MPH, CPH, MCHES
Research Associate, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Brandolyn White, MPH, CHES
Special Projects Manager
UNC Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes Program
Carolina Community Network Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Identify special populations in the community that may be significant in addressing public health problems (V.A.1)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
2) Considers the role of cultural, social, and behavioral factors in the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health services (4: Cultural Competency Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 1, Function 3: Engage with community organizations to foster public health, medical, and mental/behavioral health social networks
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.5. Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures.

Continuing Education Credit:

The UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness offers the following continuing education credit/s on this training. Eligibility for all continuing education credit is determined on an annual basis.

  • Continuing Nursing Education Credit

    Continuing education credit is provided through the Public Health Nursing and Professional Development (PHNPD) Unit in the NC Department of Health and Human Services.

    PHNPD is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Reviewer:Hazel Moore, MSN
    Nursing Contact Hours:0.75 based on instructional time spent on training and evaluation activities.

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References

US Department of Justice. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Accessed on World Wide Web, in October 2011: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/cor/coord/titlevi.php

US Department of Justice. Your Rights Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/cor/Pubs/TitleVIEng.pdf

USDHHS. Developing a Self-Assessment Tool for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Local Public Health Agencies: Final Report 2003; Office of Minority Health. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/LPHAs_FinalReport.pdf

USDHHS, Office of Minority Health. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care. March 2001. Washington, D.C. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/executive.pdf

Office of Minority Health. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care. DHHS. March 2001. (PowerPoint slideshow provided by Christina Harlan.) National Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. 2011. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011 at: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

Cultural Competence Continuum Informational Handout from the National Center for Cultural Competence. Accessed on October 11, 2011 at http://nccc.georgetown.edu/projects/sids/dvd/continuum.pdf

Modern Language Association Language Map, available at: http://arcgis.mla.org/mla/default.aspx

Slide presentation developed by the National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities entitled, Infusing Cultural and Linguistic Competency into Care for the MCH Population. Accessed in October 2011 at http://www.anthc.org/chs/epicenter/upload/PL5_Bronheim.pdf

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