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Cultural Considerations in Healthcare

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Cultural awareness and sensitivity is vital to effective healthcare provision. Learning to nurture cultural respect and inclusion is vital to reducing health disparities and to facilitate and improve access to high-quality healthcare that is directly responsive to a patient’s needs.

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Colleen Fitz-Gerald
11 Jan 2022
Educational, informative and the video was easy to comprehend.
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Amelia Scheidel-Borellini
26 Jan 2020
Informative and structured
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Cyndi Pridham
27 Aug 2021
Excellent
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Catherine Sinclair
10 Feb 2021
Extremely helpful and informative,stressing importance and value of respecting the beliefs and cultures of others.
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Paula Makeham
14 Oct 2019
this resource was great. Informative in the form of statistics and it acted as a good reminder of why we do what we do every day for every patient and our colleages.
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Lauren Vuckovich
04 Jan 2022
Was a good tool to be able to utilise when dealing with cultural competency and safety in healthcare
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Kimheang Sao
13 Nov 2021
Very good resource
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Pauline Rolph
01 Jun 2021
This resource is relevant to all cultures as well as First Nation people and to improve health outcomes assumptions and not giving consideration to other cultures can have implications of disengagement further adding to inequality and poor outcomes in vulnerable people evidence were given of the large numbers of people requiring cultural awareness in Australia and the various reasons for that.
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Sharon Barker
05 Oct 2021
The ability to learn and respect other peoples cultures.
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Kobie ROSS
11 Jan 2022
good info
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