Developing Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy Practice

ISBN-10: 0803611951

ISBN-13: 9780803611955

Edition: 2006

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Cultural competence is essential for quality healthcare encounters, and all physical therapist/client encounters possess some degree of cultural components. Recognizing those components and adapting care to meet the cultural considerations is a necessary skill, and training the student to do so is the goal of this book.
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 10/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introducing cultural concepts
Introducing steps to cultural study and cultural competence
Exploring cultural heritage
Exploring communication in cultural context
Exploring family roles and organization within culture
Exploring cultural workforce issues
Exploring high-risk health behaviors, biocultural ecology, and nutrition in light of culture
Exploring spirituality and cultural death rituals
Exploring cultural healthcare practices and roles of healthcare practitioners
Cultural considerations for the African American / black cultures
Cultural considerations for the Chinese culture
Cultural considerations for the Latino/hispanic client
Cultural considerations for American Indian cultures
Cultural considerations for Middle Eastern cultures
Cultural considerations for Jewish clients
Disability across cultures
Veteran and military culture and physical therapy
The challenge and culture of poverty and homelessness
Physical therapy cultural encounters in pediatrics
Physical therapy cultural encounters in geriatrics
Establishing a culturally competent practice
The nurturing of cultural competence
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