Hispanic/Latino Learning Series

 

Module 1: Population Growth and Cultural Competence in Health Care
Presents census data about the booming Hispanic/Latino population in America. Discusses how culturally competent care can help HCPs meet this growing population's needs. (Click title to download presentation)

 

Module 2: Disparities in Health and Health Care
Documents health disparities in the Hispanic/Latino population as well as barriers to health care services. Discusses how culturally competent care can help HCPs address these disparities. (Click title to download presentation)

 

Module 3: Understanding Beliefs and Values
Highlights the cultural beliefs and values of the Hispanic/Latino population and discusses how cultural competence can help HCPs provide optimal care while maintaining respect for the Hispanic/Latino culture. (Click title to download presentation. Save file to desktop, then open the file. If a pop-up window appears entitled "Open File-Security Warning," click "Run.")

 

Module 4: Culturally Competent Communication and Care
Examines how language barriers and low health literacy, as well as differing provider-patient cultural perspectives, can lead to a breakdown in care for Hispanic/Latino patients. Presents culturally competent practices to help HCPs overcome these barriers to care. (Click title to download presentation. Save file to desktop, then open the file. If a pop-up window appears entitled "Open File-Security Warning," click "Run.")