Flashcards in Chapter 03: Cultural and Social Considerations Deck (5):
Define Cultural Competence
The application of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or personal attributes to diverse populations with the aim of developing respectful relationships.
What is Cultural Sensitivity?
Requires that health care providers be aware of and accommodate peoples values, beliefs, customs and practices.
What is Health Inequality?
Refers to differences, variations, and disparities in the health status of individuals and groups
What is Health Inequity?
Refers to inequalities in health that are unnecessary and avoidable and differences that are considered unfair and unjust