Interested in learning more about cultural competency in healthcare? Below are a list of recommended articles and links to learn more and take action.
Guidelines for Implementing Culturally Competent Nursing Care
Published by the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, these 10 guidelines for implementing culturally competent nursing care are the foundation of our center and acts as a great starting place for healthcare professionals looking to learn about implementing a culturally competent nursing environment.
Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy People 2020
Healthy People 2020 is an ongoing national program through the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion that provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
Office of Minority Health
The Office of Minority Health is a branch of the Department of Health and Human Services committed to improving racial and ethnic minority populations’ health.
National Non-Profit Organizations
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Initiative
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of all Americans. Their new culture of health initiative a transdisciplinary, cross-sector approach to addressing complex health issues to achieve population health, well-being, and equity.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
The Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit organization with an emphasis on health policy at the regional, national and global levels.
Kansas Specific Resources
Healthy Kansans 2020
The Healthy Kansans 2020 is a multidisciplinary collaborative focused on improving the health of all Kansans through the identification and adoption of health priorities, building on the national Healthy People 2020 agenda.
County Health Rankings & Roadmap: Kansas
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is an ongoing program through the collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The county rankings and roadmaps provide current local data to help communities identify opportunities to improve health outcomes.
CDC.gov: Health Literacy Training
Free continuing education regarding health literacy for healthcare professionals.