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Define Cultural Competence

The application of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or personal attributes to diverse populations with the aim of developing respectful relationships.

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What is Cultural Sensitivity?

Requires that health care providers be aware of and accommodate peoples values, beliefs, customs and practices.

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What is Health Inequality?

Refers to differences, variations, and disparities in the health status of individuals and groups

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What is Health Inequity?

Refers to inequalities in health that are unnecessary and avoidable and differences that are considered unfair and unjust

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What is Spirituality?

more central to the human experience