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“Culture competence is a combination of awareness, knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors, which, when applied in the health care setting, results in a maximally beneficial outcome for both the patient and the provider” (Garcia, n.d).
A general framework for cultural competence from Stanford’s Ethnicity and Medicine course:
This curated guide pulls together resources from Lane Medical Library, Stanford Libraries and other campus resources, in addition to government resources on several aspects of multicultural health. For a broad selection of resources that covers cultural competency in various disciplines, search Lane for "cultural competency".
Garcia, R. (n.d.) Ethnicity and Medicine - FAM MED 244 (Hum Bio 121E). Stanford Medicine - Office of Diversity in Medical Education. https://med.stanford.edu/odme/medical-students/ethnicity-and-medicine-course.html