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Resources by Topic: Culture and cultural competency

Vaccine Central
Resources to support health departments, community-based organizations, and others with vaccine efforts among refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants
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E-learning Program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals
Presents a 5-hour on demand e-learning program to help healthcare professionals increase their cultural and linguistic competency. The program is accredited for contact hours for many health professionals.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Lists a number of resources pertaining to American Indian and Alaska Native health and healthcare. Features statistics and research, journal articles, and information about health screenings, clinical trials, and other issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Where We Call Home: LGBT in Rural America
Series of reports and resources highlighting the social challenges LGBT people face living in rural America, including one focused on LGBT people of color. Includes recommendations for healthcare providers, policy makers, and educators.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Movement Advancement Project
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Culture Care Connection: Rural Minnesotans
Provides information and data to help healthcare providers recognize and understand the importance of culture when providing healthcare to populations living in rural Minnesota. Discusses population characteristics, health disparities, social determinants of health, social diversity, diet, medical care, mental health, and leading causes of death in rural areas of the state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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Culturally Competent Healthcare
Focuses on building a culturally competent practice for native elders via community input and storytelling as a means of building trust between physicians and patients in tribal communities. Discusses the Southcentral Foundation which provides healthcare services to American Indians and Alaska Natives in southcentral Alaska.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Council on Aging
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Indian Health Service - Fact Sheets
Lists fact sheets pertaining to the health and well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native individuals and tribal communities. Fact sheets outline various issues affecting the health of Native communities, as well as providing general information about IHS.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Healthy Tribes
Outlines the work done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in supporting health and chronic disease prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Tribal Nursing Home Best Practices: Trauma and Person-Centered Care
Highlights a report on trauma and person-centered care practices of three tribal nursing homes in Nebraska, Alaska, and South Dakota. Discusses best practices for caring for patients dealing with the repercussions of elder and child abuse, sexual assault, and historical trauma, among other traumatic experiences.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Tribal Nursing Homes: Review of Resources: Caring for Adults with Disabilities
Features a report on long-term care facilities operated by tribal nations and American Indian and Alaska Native organizations and focuses on caring for Native American adults with disabilities. Presents interviews done with the leadership of long-term care facilities in three different tribal communities.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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