Select to download PDF Religion, culture, beliefs, and ethnic customs can influence how patients understand health concepts, how they take care of their health, and how they make decisions related to their health. Without proper training, clinicians may deliver medical advice without understanding how health beliefs and cultural practices influence the way that advice is received. Asking about patients’ religions, cultures, and ethnic customs can help clinicians engage patients so that, together, they can devise treatment plans that are consistent with the patients’ values. Before implementing this Tool, count the number of staff members who have completed a cultural competence training session. Repeat after 2, 6, and 12 months. On a regular basis, randomly select some medical records and see what percentage have notes on the patient’s culture, customs, or health beliefs. Content last reviewed September Browse Topics. Topics A-Z. Quality and Disparities Report Latest available findings on quality of and access to health care.
The role of major nutrients in this respect is still debatable, but since the discovery of the fluoride-caries relationship the interest in trace elements and micronutrients has been heightened. Patients value these experiences with their physicians. The Web site also covers end-of-life issues. The John Templeton Foundation supports the development of curricula on spirituality and medicine in medical schools and in residency training programs. Medicines such as herbal remedies and objects in religious ritual may be used for healing. Many people are strict vegetarians for religious reasons. The American College of Physicians convened an end-oflife consensus panel that concluded that physicians should extend their care for those with serious medical illness by attention to psychosocial, existential, or spiritual suffering It is therefore; wrong to use standards that are appropriate in industrialized societies as a measure of the nutritional adequacy of the diet of underdeveloped or primitive societies. Following the code of Jewish Law. A Scientologist with a physical condition will usually seek and obtain examination and treatment by a qualified medical professional. Integrate cultural competence into orientation and other trainings.
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