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Cultural Proficiency

Jun 13, 2013 - Improve your cultural proficiency skills by watching brief video vignettes depicting physician-patient communication.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/cultural-proficiency.html

Polaris Programs in Global Health

Oct 20, 2014 - Learn about Polaris, a World Organization of Family Doctors' (Wonca's) movement aiming to augment medical training with fun, global health experiences.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/education/polaris.html

Science and Education

Jul 1, 2019 - Evidence-based knowledge and education, including guidelines, clinical recommendations, and physician education resources designed to help family physicians provide more relevant and effective care for their LGBT patients.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/lgbt-toolkit/science.html

Preparing for Global Health Work as a Family Physician

Mar 22, 2016 - Learn how family physicians are uniquely prepared to make a difference in global health, and discover how physicians can become prepared to serve.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/prepare.html

April is National Minority Health Month

Apr 1, 2016 - As family physicians and leaders in your communities, you are uniquely positioned to engage patients and populations about the stress of being a victim of racism and discrimination.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/cultural-proficiency/minority-health.html

Patient Care

Feb 8, 2019 - For patient care, the answer is AAFP. Your family medicine authority.

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care.html

Breastfeeding Support and Resources Toolkit

Nov 4, 2016 - Discover office-based tools, community engagement, advocacy and educational resources on breastfeeding to help you serve your patients.

Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/public-health/breastfeeding/toolkit.html

Workforce Diversity

Mar 28, 2018 - Learn more about workforce diversity, one of the key priorities of The EveryONE Project.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/everyone-project/workforce.html

cultural-consciousness.pdf

...Practicing Cross- Cultural Medicine We know that cross-cultural prac- tice involves, self-evidently, issues of culture and recognizes that peo- ple experience the world from differ- ent perspectives.1 Its foundational premises are these: first, we all see, think, and act in ways...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/global_health/cultural-consciousness.pdf

EveryONE Project Strategic Priorities

Sep 6, 2017 - Access information on The AAFP EveryONE Project's strategic priorities.

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/everyone-project/priorities.html

Getting Started in Global Health: Where to Begin

Mar 22, 2016 - Learn how to plug into the global health conversation and discover what questions to ask yourself as you become involved.

Patient Care : Global Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/global-health/interest.html

AAFP Policies on Health Equity Issues

Apr 6, 2017 -

Patient Care : Social Determinants of Health

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/social-determinants-of-health/discrimination-policies.html

2015 Minority Health Month

Apr 7, 2015 - Minority patients are disproportionately affected by a number of chronic conditions. During National Minority Health Month, the AAFP is promoting health equity by highlighting chronic disease management resources for you and your patients.

Patient Care : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/inform/minority-health-month.html

Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency

...Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency For more information, contact the Center for Diversity and Health Equity at healthequity @aafp.org Learning Objectives Define and describe cultural proficiency Understand the need for culture competence and culturally proficient care...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/cultural-proficiency.pptx

Improving Patient Outcomes by Enhancing Student Understanding of Social Determinants of...

...health professional students worldwide would benefit from a thorough knowledge base, understanding of the evidence, and the cultural sensitivities and competencies to effectively address health inequities and SDoH.1 The World Health Organization, in conjunction with the Commission...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-sdoh-improving.pdf

Racism, Sexism, and Unconscious Bias

...1. Define structural competency. 2. Understand the connections between structures of power and unconscious bias. 3. Consider ways that interventions can focus on multiple levels of oppression: from (a) personal interactions between patients and clinicians to (b) institutional...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-vuln-pop-racism.pdf

A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit

...we recognize that this is a particularly complicated area that is worthy of a longitudinal course to assure we pursue a journey toward cultural humility and self- reflection. While beyond the scope of the toolkit, we will provide other resources in our annotated bibliography....

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-he-guidebook.pdf

Immigrant Populations in a Nation of Changing Policy

...○ This infographic explains 8 theories of migration as well as the numerous economic, social, cultural, and political factors that often interplay. Resources for Further Exploration Macro: In Health Care Transformation ● Sanctuary Policies: An Overview . American Immigration...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/health-equity-toolkit/hops19-vuln-pop-immigrant.pdf

sdoh-guide.pdf

...child care • Education and health literacy • Ethnicity and cultural orientation • Familial and other social support • Gender • Housing and transportation resources • Linguistic and other communication capabilities • Neighborhood safety and recreational facilities • Occupation and...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/sdoh-guide.pdf

Global Family Medicine: A ‘UNIVERSAL’ Mnemonic

...and suggest that family physicians use a set of considerations, based on the mnemonic UNIVERSAL, to nurture cultural humility, enter a metaphoric space-in-between in cross-cultural encounters, and foster global fluency. These UNIVERSAL considerations I base on my experiences in...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/global_health/UNIVERSAL-mnemonic.pdf

Advances in the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)

For over a decade, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has invested in research and implementation projects to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in diverse health care settings. AHRQ’s commitment to HAI prevention has been expressed in activities within ...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/nrn/brandt-advances-prevention-control-hais.pdf

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care: Team-Based Approach for ...

.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Building Cultural Competence and Proficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Health...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/team-based-approach.pdf

Assess Your Practice Environment and Workflow -- Web

...Cultural proficiency training Other ______________________________________ 4. Imagine that your practice is successfully doing everything possible to help address patients’ SDOH. How would that look? continued HOP18010082 © 2018, american academy of family physicians...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/assessing-practice-web.pdf

Implementation Plan -- Web

...health equity • Assess implicit biases among the health care team • Provide training for cultural proficiency • Other __________________________________ Track the patient experience and highlight opportunities for addressing social determinants of health Update vital signs (if...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/everyone_project/implementation-plan-web.pdf

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

...Type: Culturally/racially/educationally/age-appropriate for the patient. Location: Readily available at every clinician’s workstation. For the smoker unwilling to quit at the time See Section 3B. Strategy A5. Arrange̶Ensure followup contact Action Strategies for...

Patient Care

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/patient_care/clinical_recommendations/TreatingTobaccoUseandDependence-2008Update.pdf

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