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"CULTURAL COMPETENCY RESOURCES FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS" PROGRAM

WHAT Health care professionals become familiar with multi-cultural aspect, patient spirituality, religion, and health including end of life care.
WHYSo that the right to a particular religious or spiritual care is available to patients in nursing care facilities and hospitals. To support health care professionals by providing educational materials and resources.
WHEREHealthCare Chaplaincy.
New York, NY, USA.


Program Description

Resources available include:

"A Dictionary of Patients' Spiritual & Cultural Values for Health Care Professionals:"
A guide that is meant to describe beliefs and practices generally found within a particular cultural or religious group.

Topics covered include religious and cultural rituals, ceremonies, beliefs on life and death and more.

Religions covered include:

-Western Religions: Comparison of Jewish, Christian and Muslim Traditions; Judaism; Christianity; Christian Science; Eastern Orthodox; Jehovah's Witness; Mormonism; Protestantism; Roman Catholicism; Seventh-day Adventism; Islam (Muslim); Sunni vs. Shiite

-Eastern Religions: Buddhism; Hinduism; Sikhism

-Other Religions: Baha'i; Native American; Rastafarian Movement; Santeria; Voodoo; Wicca

-Major American Cultures: African-American/Black Culture; Hispanic-American Culture; Native American Culture

-African Cultures: Somali-American Culture; Caribbean Cultures; Cuban-American Culture; Haitian-American Culture; Jamaican-American Culture

-Middle East/South Asian Cultures: Arab-American Culture; East Indian-American Culture; Iranian-American Culture

-East Asian Cultures: Chinese-American Culture; Filipino-American Culture; Japanese-American Culture; Korean-American Culture; Vietnamese-American Culture

Euro-Asian Cultures: Gypsy/Roma Culture; Russian-American Culture


The HealthCare Chaplaincy" has an additional resource entitled, "Cultural & Spiritual Sensitivity – A Learning Module for Health Care Professionals."

The "HealthCare Chaplaincy is a leader in the research, education and practice of palliative care, the growing specialty that matches treatment to patient goals.
source: healthcarechaplaincy.org

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