Deliver Culturally Competent Care
Clinicians can improve their quality of care by learning how cultural perceptions impact patient health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the importance and benefits of providing culturally appropriate oral health care.
- List various oral health practices throughout the world.
- Discuss the various cultural beliefs that may affect the provision of care to patient populations in the United States.
- Identify strategies for providing culturally competent care.
This course was published in the January 2015 issue and expires January 31, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.