By RD Lisa (Editor), Horace DeLisser (Editor) Lisa Hark PhD

ISBN-10: 1405180722

ISBN-13: 9781405180726

Attaining Cultural Competency: A Case-Based method of education well-being execs offers the required instruments to satisfy the ever-growing desire for culturally useful practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study situations disguise numerous clinical issues, together with cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and pediatric issues. real eventualities that happened in scientific settings support the consumer achieve direct perception into the realities of perform this present day. Cultural elements coated in the circumstances comprise cultural range plus gender, language, folks ideals, socioeconomic prestige, faith, and sexual orientation.

This ebook is an authorized CME-certifying task to fulfill physicians’ cultural competency country specifications.


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Although more than 4000 cardiac transplants are performed worldwide each year, there continues to be a chronic and severe shortage of available donor hearts. As a result, recipient selection and donor allocation are significant clinical and ethical issues. P1: SFK/UKS P2: SFK BLBK128-Hark 6 January 24, 2009 13:55 Case 1 Dr. Cox went to speak to Dr. Biali about the interaction. Dr. Biali noted that the patient had admitted to him that she intermittently used cocaine and in his judgment was not a transplant candidate.

Four weeks into his hospitalization, he sustained a cardiac arrest. Resuscitative efforts were attempted but were not successful. 6 What role might the patient’s low socioeconomic status have played in the recommendation of the team to pursue comfort care or the patient’s resistance to this approach? Given that Mr. Jones had end-stage metastatic cancer, efforts to advance his level of care to comfort measures were appropriate. However, the differences in class between physicians and patients may create barriers to communication and/or prevent physicians from being able to truly understand the patient’s perspective.

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