Astute Doctor

Course Overview

Cross Cultural Communication

Develop cultural competence

Bridge cultural gaps and deliver patient-centered care

Avoid communication traps and cultural gaffes

Build strong patient partnerships despite cultural differences

Best practice management of language barriers

Understand common culture-specific medical practices

Reduce patient complaints and litigation risk

Physician-patient communication. Female indian physician uses a stethoscope on a female asian patient

CME Accredited

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

designates this enduring material for a maximum of

3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Learn How To:

Conduct culturally-competent encounters

Uncover critical information for cultural understanding

Understand the impact of patients ethnicity on treatment choices

Identify when cultural beliefs are impacting health status

Manage cultural differences with sensitivity

Recognize behaviors to avoid with different cultural groups

Prevent misunderstandings arising from language differences

Select and use interpreters effectively

Identify your own values, beliefs, and biases

Course Structure

Pre-course Activity

Chapter 1: Why Cultural Competency matters

Chapter 2: Building Blocks

Chapter 3: Bridging the Divide

Chapter 4: Overcoming Language Barriers

Chapter 5: Managing Patients of Latino Descent

Chapter 6: Managing Patients of African American Descent

Chapter 7: Managing Patients of Chinese Descent

Chapter 8: Managing Patients of Indian Descent

Chapter 9: Managing Patients of Middle Eastern Descent

Chapter 10: Course Posttest

Chapter 11: References

Purchase Options

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Volume discounts for groups of 10+

Resident version available (no CME)