Cultural Competence: Essential Ingredient for Successful Transitions of Care

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Cultural Competence: Essential Ingredient for Successful Transitions of Care

Description

This guide for health care professionals provides information about culture and cultural competence for delivery of health services to patients. Effective strategies on how to deliver culturally competent information is provided as an important part of transitioning care of patients.

The guide is organized into the following sections:

  • Definitions
  • Strategies to enhance cultural competence and improve transitions of care
  • References
  • Resources related to cultural competence

Developer:

National Transitions of Care Coalition

Funding Sources:

CarePartners - Maine; Sanofi-Aventis; Case Management Society of America

History

Original Summary: March 2011
Last Updated: 03/14/12

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