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Three key skills to cultural communication

Curiosity empathy and respect

2

Explanatory model

Helps you understand individual healthcare Beliefs

- is required for effective communication with the patient and increase patient compliance

3

Culture of medicine

Based on science and not the same as a culture of illness (individual beliefs based on personal culture)

4

Difference and flexibility of cultures

Differences between physician and patient will elicit anxiety.

Experiencing differences however are opportunities for growth and growing to be more flexible within populations.