Language & Cultural Considerations

Posted May, 2020

Talking about Illness (videos)
Living My Culture, Canadian Virtual Hospice


Posted April 30, 2020

Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Pub. No. 10-0046-EF, 2010

Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services to Ethnic, Linguistic, and Culturally Diverse Populations
American Psychological Association, 1990

Promoting cultural and linguistic competency: Self-Assessment Checklist
for Personnel Providing Primary Health Care Services
Tawara D. Goode, National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University

Chapter Six: “Cultural Considerations when the Patient Speaks a Different Language” in Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care: Working with Diverse and Vulnerable Populations (2nd edition). Gloria Kersey-Matusiak. Springer Publishing Company, 2018.,%202nd%20Edition&f=false

Embracing Cultural Diversity in Health Care: Developing Cultural Competence
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, 2007
*page 28 for Best Cultural Competence Practices for individuals

Hilty, D. M., Gentry, M. T., McKean, A. J., Cowan, K. E., Lim, R. F., & Lu, F. G. (2020). Telehealth for rural diverse populations: telebehavioral and cultural competencies, clinical outcomes and administrative approaches. Mhealth, 6.

If your patient doesn’t speak the same language as you . . .