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Cultural Competency

What is Cultural Competency? http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=11

  • Presented by the Office of Minority Health
  • This site gives a nice overview of the topic (What is it? Why is it important?  Issues that can arise.)
  • Includes a glossary of terms at the bottom of the page
  • Last modified: October 19, 2005     


Cultural Competency and Health Literacy Resources for Health Care Providers http://www.hrsa.gov/culturalcompetence/
  • Health Resources and Services Administration of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Intended to help practitioners do a self-assessment on their current level of understanding of this topic
  • Can provide a way for organizations to self-assess the level of competency
  • Last updated: no date


  • Office of Minority Health of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Provides a list of links addressing the issue of cultural competency 
  • Links are to other government sites
  • Some resources are links to sites and some are pdf files for downloading
  • Last updated: no date


  • Provides resources on Cultural Competency
  • Last updated: June 1, 2009