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Three key skills to cultural communication

Curiosity empathy and respect


Explanatory model

Helps you understand individual healthcare Beliefs

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


Culture of medicine

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


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.