Rural Health Resources by Topic: Culture and cultural competency
The Development of Accessible and Sustainable Transgender Health Education for Rural-Serving Medical Providers in Appalachia
Presents the results of a project to develop and implement a cultural competency training program for rural-serving medical residents focused on transgender primary healthcare in South Central Appalachia – an area that is medically under-resourced and experiences intersectional discrimination. The Kern Model medical curriculum and data from clinic stakeholders, residents, and transgender community members were utilized in the development of this training program. Highlights the value of virtual training providing increased accessibility for rural clinics.
Author(s): Rebecca Altschuler, Abbey K. Mann Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 23 (2) Date: 04/2023 Type: Document view details
Rural Mental Health's Stressors, Barriers, and Protective Factors: Q&A with Dr. Dawn Morales
An interview with Dawn Morales, Program Chief of the Office of Rural Mental Health Research at the National Institute of Mental Health. Discusses challenges related to rural mental healthcare as well as the importance of cultural competency and protective factors, especially in rural populations such as American Indian and Alaska Native communities and farmers and ranchers.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Measuring and Addressing Health Equity: An Assessment of Cancer Center Designation Requirements
Examines equity structures, processes, and outcomes in cancer center endorsements and their relationship to high-quality cancer care for all populations. Discusses cancer health disparities due to socioeconomic and insurance status, minoritized racial/ethnic groups, medically underserved populations, and rural populations and how endorsing bodies can incorporate health equity requirements in cancer care for these groups.
Author(s): Jason T. Semprini, Caitlin B. Biddell, Jan M. Eberth, et al. Citation: Cancer Causes & Control Date: 03/2023 Type: Document view details
American Indian and Alaska Native Worker Safety and Health Strategic Plan
Highlights a strategic plan for researching occupational safety and health of American Indian and Alaska Native workers. Provides a step-by-step guide for conducting and disseminating research on the health and safety risks of AI/AN workers, as well as crafting safety policy for tribal communities.
Author(s): Elizabeth Dalsey, Robert Foley, Sarah Hatcher, et al. Date: 03/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health view details