In the time it takes for you to check your e-mail and enjoy your morning coffee, you can gain a better sense of where you stand on the path of cultural competence. You’ll also have a starting point for potential steps you can take in your practice to better treat your patients. So, let’s get started.
Culture is made up of the values, beliefs, underlying assumptions, attitudes, and behaviors shared by a group of people. How would you answer these questions about cultural competence? Where are you on your journey?