Diverse belief systems exist among dental and medical patients related to health, healing and wellness. Culturally competent health care may be defined as the ability to provide care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors, including modifying delivery of care to meet patients’ social and cultural needs. [See PDF for complete abstract]
cultural competence, dental education, medical education
Recommended CitationCitation Information:Franklin, Deborah R. DDS, MA; Simmons, Douglas M. DDS; and O'Oneill, Paula N. EdD, "Communication Across Cultures - Use of Video to Promote Culturally Competent Patient Management" (2007).
DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day Abstracts. Paper 53.