Medical

Cultural Sensitivity

The Joint Commission’s best-selling Cultural Sensitivity Guide for Health Care Professionals is now an app! Get the information you need to successfully communicate with and care for your patients. This mobile version of the popular guide is an easy-to-use, quick reference about the health care needs, expectations, and practices of the 9 most common ethnicities and races. Perfect for health care staff treating culturally diverse patients, and helps them to comply with Joint Commission requirements for culturally appropriate care. Written by best-selling author expert Geri-Ann Galanti, PhD, with foreword by Dr. Michael S. Woods.

App features:
• Covers the health care needs, expectations, and perceptions of the following ethnicities and races:
o African American
o Anglo American
o Asian
o Hispanic/Latino
o Middle Eastern
o Native American
o Russian
o South Asian
o Southeast Asian
• Overviews of health care beliefs, values, and practices, including those related to family/gender issues, pregnancy and birth, pain, and end of life
• Each feature can be saved as a favorite for easy access
• Includes extra articles “The 4 C’s of Culture: A Mnemonic for Health Care Professionals” and “A Few Fundamentals”