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The time and need for culturally competent health care in our country has never been more important or urgent. Cultural competence has been looked toward as a potential strategy to improve quality and eliminate health disparities. Health disparities among our minorities can be partially alleviated by creating and maintaining a level of culturally competent healthcare that can at the very least overcome communication barriers that interfere with appropriate diagnosis, treatment and follow through by patients. A 20 question survey has been given to 75 healthcare workers. Results from this survey and cultural information applicable to the area will be presented to the staff members at the Hospice of Northeast Georgia in their effort to provide culturally appropriate end-of-life care.


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  • Event location
    • Room 269 Open Classroom

  • Event date
    • 4 April 2013

  • Date submitted

    18 July 2022

  • Additional information
    • Acknowledgements:

      Carolynn DeSandre