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Nurses "are guided by an ethical & humanitarian philosophy in which every human being deserves respect, regardless of racial, social, cultural, sexual, economic, religious, or other factors." (Mosby, Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions)

Multicultural Aspects of Health Care



Health Resources & Services Administration Culture,
Language, and Health Literacy

HRSA is dedicated to improving individual health and building healthy communities by offering health care providers what they need to recognize and address the unique culture, language and health literacy of diverse consumers and communities
Multicultural Resources in Health Care 
Resource from the Department of of Health and Human Services

National Center for Cultural Competence
Georgetown University Website

Cultural Competency Resources

1. Competent Care In A Culturally Diverse Nation (streaming video) in the Films on Demand database.





2. Cultural Fault Lines in Healthcare:
Reflections on Cultural Competency

book - RA418.5.T73 B73 2012