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Improving Cultural Competency in Children's Health Care: Expanding Perspectives


Description

This tool addresses disparities in children's health care in an attempt to advance the ability of organizations to provide culturally competent care.

The Cultural Competency Change Package presented in this report proposes strategies for change in each of the following six components in order to achieve culturally competent care:

  • Community resources
  • Health systems
  • Family and self-management support
  • Delivery system design
  • Decision support
  • Clinical information systems

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.nichq.org/pdf/NICHQ_CulturalCompetencyFINAL.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality

Funding Sources

National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 07/2005
  • Original Summary: 10/2005
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Last updated: December 19, 2012.