One of our goals is to educate and provide tools to help healthcare professionals become more culturally competent. Below are some useful tools to refer back to as we all work to provide the best possible healthcare to our communities and abroad.
Online training and ‘toolkits’ to help you get started
The Community Tool Box
The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities. Examples of resources include models for getting started, online courses, advisers and instructional toolkits.
Think Cultural Health
Culturally Competent Nursing Care: A Cornerstone of Caring is a free e-learning program from the HHS Office of Minority Health. It is accredited for up to 9 continuing education credits, at no cost, for nurses and social workers
American Association of Colleges of Nursing Curriculum Guidelines
Guidelines provided by the AACN for educators looking to design curricula with a focus on cultural competency in nursing programs to prepare highly qualified nurses.