What is cultural competence in health care? Discuss the difference among the terms cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural competence and cultural humility.

Week 2 Discussion Response Psychosocial

Provide response to the discussion posts below:

1.What is cultural competence in health care? Discuss the difference among the terms cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural competence and cultural humility.

Which of these concepts (in the former question) do you aspire to in your work within the health system?

Think back to your most recent visit to a healthcare organization.
A. Who was the first person you encountered and what information did you need to give and receive from this person?

B. What difficulties might an LEP person have had at this point?

C. Now walk yourself through your entire visit, thinking about the same questions with respect to each person you interacted with during your visit.

What is cultural competence in health care? Discuss the difference among the terms cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural competence and cultural humility.