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What Language Does Your Patient Hurt In?: A Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Patient Care

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Third Edition

Suzanne Salimbene (author)

ISBN: 9780763862572

Publication Date: Feb 2015

Format: Paperback

This unique text focuses on cultural diversity in healthcare delivery, giving students insightful guidance about the different communication styles of prevalent ethnic groups. The content has been extensively expanded, enhanced, and updated to better support students in gaining an understanding of how each culture commonly relays and receives information.
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This unique text focuses on cultural diversity in healthcare delivery, giving students insightful guidance about the different communication styles of prevalent ethnic groups. The content has been extensively expanded, enhanced, and updated to better support students in gaining an understanding of how each culture commonly relays and receives information.

Student and Instructor Benefits
  • Educates students on the importance of cultural and linguistic competency training for anyone working in health care.
  • Gives students an understanding about the cultural attitudes toward illness, death, and dying, as well as sexuality, pregnancy, and birth practices.
  • Advises students how to avoid cultural taboos in healthcare delivery.
  • Teaches students how to ask future patients appropriate questions without making assumptions before taking into account patients’ cultural uniqueness.
  • Offers flexibility, allowing instructors to spend more time educating students about the specific cultural groups that are more prevalent in their local population
New in This Edition
  • Extensively updated to show the dynamic nature of U.S. immigration patterns and the changing nature and needs of patient populations.
  • New illustrations, charts, and maps engage students and help them better comprehend key concepts.
  • New colorful photographs illustrate the diversity and richness of immigrant culture.
  • New chapter questions challenge students to think critically and present opportunities for class discussion.
  • New exercises, such as role plays or group activities, assist instructors in planning lessons and enhancing student interaction.
  • Expanded lists of Keys to Good Relationships with Patients provide a handy reference guide for busy healthcare professionals.
Pages 173
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 28 Feb 2015
Publisher Paradigm Education Solutions
Subject/s Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies   General practice  
Suzanne Salimbene, PhD

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