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Cultural Competence A Lifelong Journey to Cultural Proficiency

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ISBN-10: 1556428766

ISBN-13: 9781556428760

Edition: 2010

Authors: Ronnie Leavitt

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In todayrs"s multicultural society, cultural competence will play an increased role in the physical therapistsrs" daily routine from the classroom to the clinic. As key phrases will be heard more and more in the health care community: knowledge, awareness, attitude, skills, a text that can take cultural competence learning to the next level is essential.Cultural Competence: A Lifelong Journey to Cultural Proficiencyprovides a comprehensive, theoretical and practical approach to increasing knowledge and awareness, improving attitudes, and providing the necessary skills for practicing cultural competence each day.Dr. Ronnie Leavitt, along with a group of contributors with a range of…    
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Introduction to Cultural Competence
Understanding the Nature of Culture
The Historical Development of Theory, Models, and Assessment Tools
Exploring Cultural Diversity: Eliciting a Client's Ethnography
Disability Across Cultures
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status, Health Care, and Physical Therapy
Poverty and Health: Social Status Differences in Leading Health Indicators
Understanding Racism
Cross-Cultural Communication
Developing Cultural Competence Through Service Learning
Physical Therapy and Cultural Competence in the Global Community: Moving from a Bio-Medical to a Social Justice Model
The Practice of Cultural Competence in the 21st Century
Resources for Additional Information on Cultures Outside of the United States
Resources for Physical Therapists Interested in Global Health
Resources for Establishing a Culturally Competent Practice