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Section 1: Foundation Issues

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What are compelling reasons for needing cultural competency in healthcare?

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A. Health disparities are declining and are no longer relevant

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B. The diversity of patients encountered in the U.S. has plateaued

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C. Health professional shortages are no longer present improving provider-patient concordance

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D. Medication errors can be reduced by improving linguistic competency in an organization

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The answer is D.

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Based on the cultural competency models addressed in the chapter, which of the following is true?

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A. The LEARN model describes providers as going through distinct stages of change ranging from cultural destructiveness to cultural proficiency

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B. Cultural competency is achieved through experience, skills, knowledge, and a positive attitude

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C. The Purnell model describes providers as progressing through a continuum of cultural consciousness ranging from the unconsciously incompetent to the unconsciously competent

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D. Cultural humility plays a minor role in connecting the skills, encounters, and desire to work across cultures

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The answer is C.

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According to the 2000 Executive Order 13166 of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which of the following services should a healthcare organization meet to receive federal funding (eg, Medicare)?

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A. Recruit, retain, and promote a diverse staff and leadership representative of the service area demographics

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B. Offer and provide meaningful access to language services at a nominal cost to patients with limited English proficiency

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C. Make easy-to-understand printed materials available in languages used frequently in the population served

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D. Using family or minors as interpreters may be used if requested by the patient

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The answer is C.

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The Patient Explanatory model includes:

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A. Explaining the pathophysiologic process of diseases

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B. Identifying potential causes of illness

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C. Involving the family and community in deciding the treatment for a patient

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D. Navigating between spiritual and family leaders to help the patient improve

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The answer is B.

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The "4 Cs" method to elicit patients' understanding of their health and illnesses includes asking patients…

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